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Healthy Options on Fast Food Menus
Healthier options at fast food restaurants don't necessarily mean people are eating fewer calories when they go there.
Researchers found there has been more than a fifty percent increase in the total number of menu offerings at eight of the major fast food chains over the last fourteen years.
They compared their menus and discovered the average lunch or dinner option was about four hundred fifty calories and the average side dish was more than two hundred sixty calories.
The lead author believes part of the problem is some of the highest-calorie foods masquerade as healthy choices as entree salads topped with fried chicken and regular dressing can have more calories than a burger.
Findings appear in the November issue of the "American journal of preventive medicine."
Posted: Friday, November 30 2012, 04:07 AM CST
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Wife guilty in Nichols Hills fire chief slaying
May 22, 2013 00:24 GMT
EL RENO, Okla. (AP) -- A jury in El Reno has convicted Rebecca Bryan of the murder of her husband, Nichols Hills Fire Chief Keith Bryan, and recommended a sentence of life in prison without parole.
Jurors reached the Tuesday verdict after about four hours of deliberation.
The 54-year-old Bryan claimed an intruder had shot her husband, though police found her Ruger pistol in a clothes dryer in their home after the shooting.
The gun was matched to the bullet used to shoot Keith Bryan in 2011 at the couple's Mustang home. Police also found a spent shell casing and a left-handed rubber glove wrapped in a bullet-riddled blanket.
The Oklahoman reports (http://is.gd/mvC6Mi ) Bryan didn't display her emotions when the verdict was read. Her lawyer gave her a hug and told her he was sorry.
Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com
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