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Just in case you need another reason to dislike Papa John's

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  1. I guess this shows that Papa Don't Preach.

    1. Does anyone believe they are getting "healthy" food at a chain anyway? It doesn't take much knowledge to guess what is in the ingredients.

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      1. re: sedimental

        There are chains that have healthy good and will disclose ingredients. Chipotle comes to mind as one of them and you can bet that more and more chains are going to be offering healthy ingredients because that is what the market wants.

        1. re: virtualguthrie

          Not to argue with you, however CNBC had a segment this week covering how fast food places are "giving up" on the healthy aspect of their food.

          Specifically noted were the pretzel burger from Wendy's and Burger Kings new french fries on the burger due out soon. Per CNBC it said their (fast food in general) focus is turning back to what they do best, high salt and calorie products, rather than trying to "fake" healthy options.

          1. re: jrvedivici

            "er CNBC it said their (fast food in general) focus is turning back to what they do best, high salt and calorie products, rather than trying to "fake" healthy options."

            Thank god!!!

            1. re: ttoommyy

              Actually part of the same segment (I couldn't pay as much attention to this portion of the segment so if I'm slightly off on my facts I apologize in advance) had to do with lunches in the public school systems.

              Apparently to qualify for federal funding/assistance for providing lunch to children there are some health or nutritional requirements, specifically regarding snacks etc. Instead of french fries, or chips lunches are to be served with sides of fruit, or something like that. It said many schools are foregoing the federal funding because of the tremendous waste of food, the children simply will not eat the healthier options. (or something to this extent)

            2. re: jrvedivici

              I'm not surprised and it makes sense honestly. Chains like McDonalds, Wendy's, Burger King etc. should continue to do what they do best, I'm a strong believer in brands sticking to their strengths. I do see a market for quick, cheap, fast healthy foods by newer brands who will sprout up and specialize in offering what THEY will do best. I think it could be quite profitable and once one chain does it others will follow. I think...

          1. re: ipsedixit

            That's what I am thinking. Just consider it junk food, I don't want to know the details about the Twinkie I am about to poison myself with. I just know not to do that very often.

              1. re: flylice2x

                Really, that's all that matters. People either like it or they don't.