Insanity Workout Review: Is the Pain Worth It?
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The 3-Day Refresh will help you lose weight fast. But it does something even more important—it helps build your fat-burning metabolism. The food there is designed to be tasty and affordable. If it matters that much to you, find somewhere else to eat. Use some common sense. You know fries are worthless nutrition food. How healthy can a piece of cheesecake ever be? Of course ranch dressing is full of fat. A LOT of calories. Why are you surprised that the numbers can be so high?
Get a sandwich and veggies on the side. Not that bad at all. Exercise and eat more things you enjoy. Physical activity boosts your metabolism, which means you can eat less healthier things and still not gain weight.
But no, people would rather complain about how many calories are in a piece of cheesecake and then go ahead and order it the next day.
While I understand those nutrition facts can be scary you have to remember that our meals are meant to be shared. I just took a Santa Fe salad home for dinner yesterday, and had enough left for breakfast and lunch today. Since it says my salad was only calories that means I ate 3 cal meals which is definitely not bad.
Oh, and one last thing, the people surprised about the cheesecakes. You just have to do everything in moderation. Then split the other half with someone, our slices are easily generous enough to do that.. These posts are hilarious!!! I am on a diet and losing weight quicker then I hoped and I eat at the Cheesecake Factory at least twice a week and usually at least one or two other nights at other places.
The problem has never been the food or the high calorie count. If you were surprised by the facts you need a science class, I actually thought it would be much worse. Ill write out some info below explaining but basically this is the end result.
Dont over eat, eat a balanced meal, show self control, and try exercising. If you do that you could eat there every day and be skinny. There dishes are huge and not that pricey.
Just because its big dish doesnt mean you gotta eat it all? Think, and have self control. Because of the huge sizes me and my girlfriend can eat hear and have more left over than we can at applebees, and because we split something, it actually saves me money! The fat in the meal has never been the issue, the problem is portions and type of fat. Its ok to eat a stick of butter as long as its balanced with protein and not more than you need.
Its not, its actually better pound for pound and is less processed than similar dishes at other places. Except at Cheesecake they taste better, only cost a little more, is twice the size and only has more calories because it weighs more. I always go the same one, but I have never had a bad server. They know there food, they have recommendations on whats good not pushing whats stale. There also really funny. Its a free country? If you have to have that information then dont eat there. I hope people are smart enough to realize there all incorrect anyways.
This is not packaged food. A dishes calories could easily vary by calories depending the portion, how much of each ingredient, how long it was fried or cooked, etc.
You dont make spaghetti at your house and portion out calories. The best you can do is guess. Counting calories will never help you lose weight, it just leads you in the right direction. I hope everyone realized how stupid daily nutrition facts are. You dont burn calories a day. This is a gauge based off someone who does burn calories.
Calories burned is based on your genetics, lifestyle, time your awake, activity level, and many other factors. You cant ever know exactly what you burn without medical tests.
But you can get a good idea based off of height, weight, age, gender, activity level, and exercise level. And there are calculators out there to help. Without exercise I burn about calories, with exercise about calories. You are supposed to eat certain foods to fit your lifestyle, Americans dont do that. For instance you need high fat, moderate protein, and low carb if you sit at desk all day like me.
If you work outside you need and move you need high carb, moderate protein, low fat. Calories do not mean fat. There are more factors. There are calories in a pound of fat. But that doesnt mean if I burn I will weigh a pound less or that a cal piece of chicken and cal Snickers will act the same in my body. Food that is processed and fried in cheap oil at Mcdonlds will cause double the weight gain of the same type of dish at cheesecake because your body cant as easily identify is as fuel.
I always hated these restaurants and still do. Cheesecake Factory, Claim Jumper … I cannot physically fit all that food down me, so I end up getting an appetizer, not being able to finish it, watch it get wasted, and then not be able to order dinner.
I might as well just flush the money down the toilet. If people manage their debt like they manage their plates, no wonder Americans are all spherical and up to their eyeballs in red ink. This thread has been going on for a couple of years now, but I just now stumbled across it. People are still posting, so I want to add a couple of comments. I have been scanning these posts for about 30 minutes, and I have to say I am stunned at the attitudes of the CF servers who have posted. While I can appreciate their frustration with customers who treat them badly, complain about everything, and leave poor tips, none of those things really have anything to do with the topic being discussed here.
CF is my favorite restaurant, but I consider it a high-calorie treat to be enjoyed on special occasions. I have never had a bad server at CF, and I am happy to treat them with respect and tip them well.
One issue has nothing to do with the other. I have always struggled with my weight, and I always keep track of my calories.
If I do order it, I take a couple of bites and then share it or take the rest home. One slice has been known to last me nearly a week. Yes, I knew that would be the case going in, and I made the decision to go there, but having the nutritional information available helps me make better choices.
And contrary to what some of the CF employees are saying here, it is NOT just a matter of common sense. All we want is the information to help us make better choices when we do treat ourselves to an evening out. On the rare occasions that I do treat myself, I look at nutritional information online and decide what I will order before I go. I am less likely to inadvertently order something that is more fattening than I realized.
Why does that bother some of the CF servers so much? Thank you so much for posting this. I am going to CCF for the first time in many, many years with some friends tonight and having this info is so helpful in planning what I will order. More than 1, calories for lettuce wraps or a grilled eggplant sandwich? To assume that everyone who wants to know what he or she is eating and makes conscious decisions regarding what to order is just a fat, lazy slob who has no common sense and has never heard of portion control is just ignorant and a really poor way to position your company.
Not that it matters anyway, but the assumption that is in the responses here is just way off base. Ok, enough with all the CF servers posting here.
You have obviously been drinking the CF kool-aid. People want to be informed. You would have to be a complete dumb-a to think that anything fried with alfredo sauce has low calories, but we are talking about simple things like lettuce wraps that are over 1, calories? WTF is in these things? Because that low carb stuff really has 74 grams of fat. I find the attitude of all the servers on here to be really cult-like and bizarre.
You know the food you serve is bad, yet expect people to eat it, not complain, and not have a heart attack from something with two days worth of sodium. Meanwhile you take their money and run. I personally make it a habit of dividing my meals in half at ANY restaurant, so take the condescending attitude somewhere else. Now that I know the attitude of most of the servers that work there, I will think twice about going there again.
Thank you for the info. I am on WW and find it hard to get all the nutritional info when eating out. I too agree with some previous posters; if you eat every crumb of food on your plate at the CF then YES you will have eaten a billiona calories.
Their portions are like 3 servings, so if you eat half and take the rest home it is not THAT bad. The chicken I got last night was served with 3 chicken breasts, I ate one and a half and pushed away after that. It is all about choices people. Besides, it is not horrible to treat yourself every once in a while.
I also work at The Cheesecake Factory, and have for 10 years. All our menu items are from scratch. Of course some things are high in calories and fat, but you can always be a responsible adult and chose something healthy.
We are amazingly accomodating for special requests too. If you want something without oil, butter, or cream, just ask! We would love to make it healthier for you if we can. I was wondering if anybody knows if french fries are included with the sandwiches when reporting the calories. I wonder what the Cheesecake factory is going to do now in California now that the Nutrition Labeling law has come into effect? I was pleasantly surprised to find that the full cobb salad was only since I eat half for dinner and half for lunch the next day.
At the same time, if I want to spend the last calories of my daily intake on a piece of low carb cheesecake, I can account for it. Cut most of these entrees in half and you have two reasonable meals. I am surprised everyone here is so angry. Just anger all around. I would never have guessed how many calories are in the salmon! Which to me is a fairly healthy option.
Also had no idea there were that many calories in their desserts. Knowing the nutritional info about the food we put into our bodies is important to some people. Now people stop being so angry at everyone.
If you care about your weight, then practice portion control pack it up , and order items that are not obviously full of fat and cream. I had a CUP of the wonderful chicken artichoke soup. Eat what you need. Just to let everyone know, anywhere you go out to eat, the calories will be high. Nutirtional inforamtion is mainly kept secret for recipe purposes. When you have alot, pack half of it home and eat it tomorrow or share with a freind.
I have been a restaurant manager for 17 years and this is a sensitive subject for me. I worked for Applebees at the time when the Weight Wachers items came out and it was a nightmare! With a restaurant that barely did a million a year it nearly crippled the prep team with the precise callabrating of the scales and weighing out every single portion. That is with the help of pre-prepped frozen items that are trucked in everyday.
The Cheesecake Factory I work for does 16 million a year and makes every menu item fresh on a daily basis! It would not be possible to weigh out every sauce and item.
Two ounces of Cheddar Cheese to me may be Four ounces to my linecook which can easily turn an item from calories into If you want precise calculations stick to the frozen t. You can eat anything you want if you educate yourselves of the basics of nutrition. It is so sad the state of the country and our society when we must protect everyone from everything. We cooked for ourselves and then places like that popped up so families could take the weekend maybe sunday off and go out to grab some food at a resteraunt.
Now for many it is every day, not even times but every single day we eat something fast food. No one has to eat at the Cheesecake Factory. It is a nice treat, but if you eat their so much that it is compromising your health, you need to take a step back and realize that it is your own decisions that make you fat and unhealthy. In most of the posts that I read there seems to be this assumption that dining out is or ought to be a part of our daily lives. Even if you could afford to eat out every day, why would you?
I am so glad this has finally come out. Typically we either share a sandwich and soup, or take most of our portions home. I can get about 3 dinners out of one of their regular plates, like the chicken marsala. Thank you so much for posting the menu — and yes, if someone could post and updated menu they have just changed it in the past few months it would be nice to see the new additions!
But at calories? I work at the CCF in a city where it is not mandatory to print nutritional information. I was wondering if you could post an updated version of our menu, including the kids menu, if you can. Also does anyone have the milkshake nutritional information? These workers of the Cheesecake factory sound fairly ignorant. I was about to order a dish that normally would be low fat, low calorie, low everything, but at the last minute I looked it up on my droid phone and was astonished on how unhealthy they can make grilled chicken meals.
So I started my search online of what to get for lunch keep in mind I was aware of the lunch portions and I was surprised to see not one of their meals is suitable for someone who likes to stay healthy.
The only reason this terrible place does not print their nutrition facts is to hide this from customers. According to the healthcare bill they will be required to post nutritional information on the menu next to the meals and I guarantee you this company will be scrambling to find ways to lower those numbers. In my situation I had no idea what kind of food was at this place as I do not normally dine out at chain restaurants, also the healthy alternatives are anything but healthy.
I have never eaten at the Cheesecake Factory. But in the Des Moines, IA area there are other restaurants which are known for serving huge portions of fattening sides. Among them is the Iowa Machine Shed which is part of a small chain of restaurants. A few years ago I ate at the local Machine Shed with friends and it almost wrecked my diet. Some months later, when a group from my church was going to have breakfast there, I was told the restaurant did not have an all-bran cereal, so I skipped breakfast for the day.
I have not eaten at the Machine Shed since. I have checked the menu from time to time and no one seems to be concerned about the needs or wants of those who are counting calories or watching their weight.
Another culprit is the Iowa State Fair, which has deep-fried corndogs, sandwiches and everything else. There is very little information about calories or fat.
It would be nice if the organizers of that event would follow in the footsteps of other state fairs and ban all fats—or better yet require all food vendors big and small to post calorie, sodium, carb and fat counts. But my question is…are the nutrition facts on the cheesecakes per slice or is that the whole deal?
The list goes on and on. If everyone here wants to see changes made, then you have to start with yourself. If you want healthier choices, then use your dollars as your voice!
If enough people re. I go to CCF probably once a year because my husband does not care for it. I almost always get the thai lettuce wraps as my main meal. So I have to go into this thinking they are calculating every last drop of the nut and oil based dipping sauces. I barely use any. It would be more helpful and maybe in their better interest to calculate all dressing and sauces separately so as to not scare people off or at least in an effort to get them to order more food.
Most people are simply surprised. I know I am. Or a cheese quesadilla to be over We checked with the original Nutrition Guide images, and indeed the Thai Lettuce Wraps appetizer plate is calories.