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Two Guys Lose Weight: NFL playoffs and foods to avoid
Two Guys Lose Weight: NFL playoffs and foods to avoid

The following is a blog documenting two Los Angeles Times editors' attempts to lose weight (even on an NFL playoffs weekend).  It all began on Jan. 10. For those on a diet, here are some of the meals you may want to skip today. The KFC Double Down received much attention when it was unveiled last April.  At 540 calories, 32 grams of fat, and 1,380 milligrams of sodium, the chicken sandwich has been the ire of nutritionists across the country. Despite the outcry, I thought it was great.  Los Angeles Times music writer Gerrick Kennedy had a different opinion. “Sadly, within 10 minutes the sandwich caused some physical distress,” he wrote.  ...

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