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Ruby Tuesday Rolls Low-Carb Menu, New Frying Oil

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Maryville, TN-Ruby Tuesday Inc., operator andfranchisor of a chain of more than 650 casual-dining restaurants,unveiled a low-carbohydrate "Smart Eating" initiativefeaturing at least 30 new items as well as new cooking techniquesand educational tools promoting healthful eating.

Some of the new menu items include whole-grain fajitas, burgersin whole-grain wraps, a creamy cauliflower alternative to mashedpotatoes and low-carb cheesecake. The chain also said it wouldswitch to frying exclusively in canola oil, from soybean oil.

The company said it has engaged in wellness training for each ofits 33,000 employees to help them understand the importance ofstarting healthful eating habits, among other programs.-Nation's Restaurant News

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