A few days ago, KFC announced that it will featuring a “penny-per-calorie” holiday promotion. $3.95 gets you a gilled thigh and drumstick plus green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy—395 calories.

I’ll believe it when I see it (not that I intend to sample—I’ve found myself in pescetarian mode lately), but I am glad to see a somewhat more healthy concept used as a come-on. 395 calories is a really decent-sized lunch, and it seems that the meal is pretty balanced. I’d like to see more retailers try this approach.

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