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Old 02-22-2014, 11:49 AM   #11
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I don't mind and they don't bother me......but makes me more aware of my caloric intake of certain types of dishes I like.
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Old 02-22-2014, 02:39 PM   #12
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I don't care if nutritional info is included on menus including calorie counts. There is no rule that I have to order accordingly. We're not at the restaurant to diet, we're there for a nice time and something we don't have at home often...lots of calories.
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Old 02-22-2014, 02:49 PM   #13
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One of the local chain restaurants has a pamphlet available at the check out with full nutritional info for all their items. They've had it for years, even before they had to do it. I take it into consideration, but don't make it my first consideration for ordering.
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:29 PM   #14
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It would not matter to me one way or the other. If they want to include that information on the menu or on another document it is a-ok with me ... just don't change the language on my menu.

For me ... I am eating out so it's a treat.

If I had health issues I would probably be more concerned, but as far as calories ... it will not affect my choices from a menu.
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Old 02-23-2014, 12:30 PM   #15
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I don't care if nutritional info is included on menus including calorie counts. There is no rule that I have to order accordingly. We're not at the restaurant to diet, we're there for a nice time and something we don't have at home often...lots of calories.
I agree, and we're not at restaurants to diet. But there are a lot of people who travel a lot with their work eating multiple meals a day in restaurants and having this info readily available would be great.
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Old 02-23-2014, 12:32 PM   #16
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Seeing calorie counts on menus really does influence how I order. I find it kind of difficult to order things with tons of calories when those counts are staring me in the face.
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:30 PM   #17
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Seeing calorie counts on menus really does influence how I order. I find it kind of difficult to order things with tons of calories when those counts are staring me in the face.
I might choose the lower calorie meal as well, or the one without the outrageous amount of sodium. I might even decide to go to a different resto another time.

Most of the food doesn't need the extreme amounts of calories and sodium that one often finds in restos to taste wonderful.
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:33 PM   #18
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We seldom eat out and, as others have already mentioned, when we do it's a treat, so the calorie labels on a menu wouldn't mean much to me.

Plus, I've discovered that as I've gotten older I naturally eat less, which is a bonus all the way 'round. Glenn and I are fortunate that we don't have any food allergies, so we can eat what we wish and enjoy it.
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Old 02-23-2014, 01:39 PM   #19
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Most major restaurant chains have nutritional data available on request anyway...or posted on their website. Does it really need to be on the menu?

Mom and Pop restaurants might have a little more trouble...I guess they'd just have to add up the calories listed on each ingredient.
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Old 02-24-2014, 11:33 AM   #20
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Sometimes when I see a calorie count for something I like I am shocked at how high it is, and it makes me realize that I don't want that item that bad and choose something else.
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