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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Too Much Cheese
Cheese, in moderation, provides the vitamins and protein you need to stay healthy and fuel your muscles. Unfortunately, the cheese servings at a lot of salad chains are often out of hand, and certain types of cheese, like cheddar, are higher in calories and more fattening than feta or Parmesan.