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Extreme Food: The Caloric Edition

Extreme Food: The Caloric Edition

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Food policy author Marion Nestle highlights the Center for Science in the Public Interest's latest list of extremely caloric foods that you probably shouldn't be eating. A bacon and cheese hamburger plus onion rings at the International House of Pancakes will set you back 1,870 calories, nearly a day's worth.

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Nutrition: Food policy author Marion Nestle highlights the Center for Science in the Public Interest's latest list of extremely caloric foods that you probably shouldn't be eating under any circumstances. A bacon and cheese hamburger plus onion rings at the International House of Pancakes will set you back 1,870 calories, nearly a day's worth.

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