Skip these add-ins next time you're at a salad bar.
By Reina Berger
Salads often have a “health halo effect”, making it possible to consume way more calories and fat than you realize. A genuinely nutritious salad requires the right toppings to earn the title. Find out if your salad add-ins are accidentally sabotaging your weight loss efforts and health goals.
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If you have the option of grilled or breaded meat, opt for the grilled kind to save on calories and fat. The breading adds unnecessary carbohydrates and the frying process just adds extra grease to your lunch.