The bowl trend has been sweeping the nation for a few years now, making its way from foodies’ kitchens to small, health-conscious restaurants in big cities, and now, many popular fast food chain restaurants jumped on the bowl mania bandwagon. These meals consist of layers of ingredients eaten out of a bowl—with a fork or a spoon—often packing a few different food groups into one vessel. While a smoothie bowl or acai bowl might work more fruits into your daily diet—including greens—if you pile on toppings with abandon, you could be adding a ton of extra calories, fat, and added sugar to your diet. Here are seven toppings to be mindful of if you’re watching your weight, and tips on how to make healthier choices when you’re ordering or creating these bowl-based meals.
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