6 Shocking Reasons Your Salad Is a Fat Bomb
You skip the bacon bits and shredded cheese, but are these common salad toppings sabotaging your healthy-eating efforts?
Which greens you're munching on is also important. "Instead of iceberg or romaine lettuce (which are lacking in nutrients and not as flavorful anyway), go for baby spinach, kale, or mixed greens," says Kim Hoban, RD. "As a general rule, the darker the leaves, the more nutrients you'll be getting."
Fix it: Add healthy protein (lean chicken and fish) to your salad to help you feel more full and control your portion size.
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