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Posted December 5, 2012

Published in Food, Health, Lifestyle

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Costco Is Fattening Up Its Customers

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We know that your organization takes great pride in offering a hot dog or polish sausage and a 20-ounce drink with refill for $1.50, the same price for the last 27 years. That offer is very attractive for people who want a quick lunch while doing their Costco shopping.

Any dietitian examining the nutritional data available on your website would be quite alarmed. The hot dog and Polish sausage measure in at 540 to 570 calories. There are approximately 240 calories in a 20-ounce soda. Get a refill and the meal will add up to over 1000 calories. Add some French fries that clock in at 870 calories and you've eaten a day's worth of calories in one meal. And people wonder why they're gaining weight.

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