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Beverly Henry, a registered dietician at Northern Illinois University, said the exact nutritional values of the chili cheese dog pizza at Rosati’s can’t be determined because, unlike mass produced foods by a big chain, the pizzas are homemade at each site.

But using the Super Tracker Food-A-Pedia [http://www.choosemyplate.gov/supertracker-tools/supertracker.html] Henry said the added meat and cheese from what you’d normally find in a pizza could push a 16-inch version of the new pizza into the area of 5,000 calories, 184 grams of fat and some 10,700 mg of sodium.

If you were to cut the pie into 16 pieces, you could be looking at around 310 calories, 11 grams of fat and 670 mg of sodium.

Not exactly a kale smoothie, sure, but then again there are plenty of worse things you can get at a restaurant these days. But, say, eating the whole pizza in one sitting might not make your cardiologist happy.



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