Your salad might be packing a lot more than veggies and greens, like sugar, inflammatory fats, and a bowl full of unwanted calories.
When reviewing clients' food logs and meal journals I often see something they don't. Many people can't see where they could use improvement because they've already made many positive changes…but the devil is in the details.
One word that always piques my curiosity is salad. When I see "salad" as a regular entry I immediately want to know more, because there is often some accidental salad sabotage going on.
Most people consider salad a healthy option, which is true most of the time but not always.
Are you accidentally adding 400-plus calories and a whole lot of inflammation to your salad? What we put in and on top of our salads can make or break the healthiness of your big bowl of greens.
Here are three things to limit (or avoid altogether) at the salad bar: