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Ditching Restaurant Food

By: CNN
By: CNN
Even if you aren

Calories of each food item appear on a McDonalds drive-thru menu in New York, Friday July 18, 2008. Several fast food chains say they have finally begun obeying a new city rule requiring some restaurants to post calorie counts right on the menu (AP Photo/Ed Ou)

Even if you aren't eating fast food after a work-out, your take-out meal might still not be the healthiest option.
Ninety six percent of the main entrees sold at America's top chain restaurants fail to meet federal recommendations for nutrition.
That's according to a new health study.
Those recommendations include fat, calories, and sodium.
The 18-month study from the rand corporation looked at nearly 31-thousand menu items.
The national restaurant association says the industry is working to make changes, such as putting nutritional information on menus.


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