Restaurants lighten up on menus

For the millions of Americans who entered 2008 a bit flabbier — and made that perennial resolution to shed poundage — some of the most familiar eateries have an alluring pitch for the new year: Eat, drink and be lighter.That sounds contradictory, but for big restaurant chains, it's all about customer counts. January is rough for the $558 billion industry as people cope with holiday burnout, credit card bloat and body flab.Starbucks sbux is hyping "Skinny" lattes. Jack in the Box jbx launched...Full Story
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