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KFC chicken low-carb? FTC says no

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Commission settles with fast food chain over advertising that emphasized fried chicken's nutritional value and compatibility with low-carb weight-loss programs. FTC cited false claims in an ad stating that two fried chicken breasts are healthier than a Burger King Whopper. FTC said that two chicken breasts have "more than three times the trans fat and cholesterol, more than twice the sodium, and more calories." Another ad connects fried chicken with low-carb diets despite such programs' advisements against eating breaded, fried foods. The settlement prohibits KFC from making any further health and diet-related claims without substantiation with "competent and reliable evidence"...
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