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Denny's Expands Better For You Kids Menu Options.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- To promote healthy eating and active lifestyles at an early age, Denny's (NASDAQ NASDAQ
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: DENN), America's home for real, classic breakfasts, has expanded its kid's menu to include delicious, nutritious meals and side items. The move is part of Denny's Better For You campaign, launched in June 2009.

The menu provides affordable meal solutions to combat poor eating habits and the rise of childhood obesity childhood obesity Public health Overweight in a child, an average BMI of ≥ 85% for age and sex; ≥ 95% for age and sex is very obese. See Body-mass index, Obesity. Cf Adult obesity. . An active lifestyle-themed menu informs kids and parents on ways to stay healthy.

In addition to current kids favorites, Denny's new Better For You choices for kids include Tumbling Vanilla (vanilla yogurt with strawberry topping), "High Diving Veggies Veggies of Nottingham, also known as Veggies Catering Campaign, is a campaigning group based in Nottingham, England, promoting ethicalbum alternatives to mainstream fast food. " (carrots, celery and cucumber), Apple Dunkers, Jell-O([R]), "Spaghetti, Set, Go!" (spaghetti with marinara ma·ri·na·ra  
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 sauce), and pudding. Denny's also eliminated several items from the previous kid's menu, including Big Dipper Big Dipper, familiar configuration of stars visible in the constellation Ursa Major (see Ursa Major and Ursa Minor).  French-Toastix[TM] (French toast sticks), hot dogs, and "D-Fusion[TM]" sugar beverage packets.

"Denny's is proactively and voluntarily adjusting and amending its menus to provide better for you, but still fun, option choices for children whose families dine with us," says John Dillon

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John Dillon (September 4, 1851 - August 4, 1927) was an nationalist politician in Ireland.
, vice president of marketing and product development at Denny's. "It's important to note we've developed these Better For You meal items with kids and parents in mind. We researched directly with kids to make sure we're giving them great tasting food they love. So parents not only will have happy children, but they'll feel good about the choices their kids have on our new menu."

Denny's affordable kids meals are offered at restaurants nationwide with prices starting at $2.99 depending on location. Additionally, families can enjoy great savings with the Kids Eat Free program served from 4 to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays and at participating restaurants on Saturdays.

Please visit http://dennyskidsandparents.com for more information.

About Denny's

Denny's is America's largest full-service family restaurant chain, with more than 1,500 locations. For more than 50 years, Denny's has been serving up real breakfast 24/7. Home of the famous Grand Slam grand slam
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[R] breakfasts, Denny's provides a variety of flavorful food and beverage F&B is a common abbreviation in the United States and Commonwealth countries, including Hong Kong. F&B is typically the widely accepted abbreviation for "Food and Beverage," which is the sector/industry that specializes in the conceptualization, the making of, and delivery of foods.  choices. For more information on Denny's, please visit www.dennys.com.

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