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Used to be, when you grabbed breakfast on the go, it was a diet disaster: nothing but fat-and-calorie bombs like butter-soaked croissants and jumbo muffins. Now, it's much easier to do right by your body: Fast-food legends like McDonald's and IHOP, as well as newbies like Cosi and Panera Bread, offer surprisingly healthy options that are filling, light, and much easier on your arteries.

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"These are top notch. I mean, these are really good!" said Cosman Dragoiescu, holding a plastic Panera Bread cup with two sugar-sprinkled, glazed nuggets that did look, for the most part, tasty.

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CNNMoney: The muffin says: Downsize me!updated: Tue Jun 14 2005 07:23:00

It may be the end of an era for super-sized offerings as more consumers show a preference for controlled portion sizes, according to a report in the Washington Post Tuesday.

Business 2.0: Scoring The Salad Warsupdated: Mon Dec 01 2003 00:01:00

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