As you know, a seemingly innocent salad can contain silly amounts of fat and calories. Here's HG's foolproof Salad Bar Survival Guide. Now there's no excuse for downing a salad that has 1,000 calories...
Go absolutely wild with these super salad starters!
* Always start with the items on the "Green-Light Grazing" list, then hit up the "Approach With Caution" one, and finally (if you really need to) visit the "Steer Clear" section. Fill your plate mostly with items on the first list and with a just a few from the second and third.
* Watch out for low-fat dressings -- they're a total mystery and can contain tons of calories and fat grams.
HG Heads Up: All of the nutritional breakdowns provided here are approximate values based on averages. Exact numbers may vary at each restaurant.
CHEW ON THIS: Today, April 19th, is National Garlic Day. Studies show that garlic can often kill bacteria and help your body protect itself from viruses and infections. Also, garlic is rich in antioxidants that can boost the body's immune system and may even help prevent certain cancers. Sounds like the bad breath may be worth it.
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*The PointsPlus® values for these products and/or recipes were calculated by Hungry Girl and are not an endorsement or approval of the product, recipe or its manufacturer or developer by Weight Watchers International, Inc., the owner of the PointsPlus® registered trademark.