The obesity epidemic isn't going away any time soon as more than 50% of the population is considered overweight and about 30% obese, numbers that are nothing short of staggering as it relates to expanding waistlines and no real end in sight.
That's why when you hear about an restaurant that is fighting the good fight, such as Subway and their low fat menu, you tend to think that some companies and organizations get it.
Then, you have others that aren't so much interested in serving healthy foods or even offering alternatives but rather have no problem dumping truck loads of foods in the laps of the consumer who is getting heavier by the minute.
Case in point: the Olive Garden's "Pasta Pass."
This trite, ridiculous idea allows customers who already can't get enough unlimited pasta dishes on their own, along with bread, soup or salad, to indulge in as much pasta, bread and soda their tummies can tolerate in an seven week span. In order for the money to matter as far as the $100 being worth the while on customers, you'd have to eat their 11 times in order to make sure you didn't waste money on an idea and product that sounded better in theory.
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