Topic: Tim Horton’s
Last week, Tim Hortons announced they’d be changing their cup sizes to accommodate a new, 24-ounce extra-large coffee. Today, you can officially get a giant (no, we mean giant) cup o’ jo from the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain. Personally, I’m not crazy about the trend of super-sizing—not even coffee. But plenty of Blisstree commenters wrote in last week saying that we shouldn’t be worried. So now that you can see it in all its glory, I want to know: Do you think Tim Hortons XL coffee is too big?
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Canadian coffee chain Tim Horton’s is shifting up the sizes of their coffee drinks, embracing American culture (and most likely health problems) via Super Size. The chain is keeping its smallest, eight-ounce cup, but they’re adding a new 24-ounce cup, and calling it their extra-large. O Canada! Why would you want to bring big food to your home and native land? More
Earlier this week, we posted about McDonald’s recent addition of oatmeal to the menu, skeptical of their marketing slogan, “when wholesome meets delicious” (we don’t consider sugary toppings ‘wholesome’). Still, many of our readers weren’t so perturbed by the overall nutrition value of McDonald’s new breakfast – “I personally consider under-300 calories to be a perfectly reasonable amount to eat for breakfast, even if you’re on a diet,” said one commenter. “And the nutrition facts aren’t so terribly different than when I make truly 100% natural oatmeal for myself at home (1/2 cup pre-cooked oats, cooked in water with 1/4 cup raisins and topped with 1 tsp brown sugar and a couple of tablespoons of nonfat milk).” More
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