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Unhealthiest Salad Toppings

5 Things to Never Put in Your Salad If You Want to Lose Weight

Unhealthiest Salad Toppings
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Looking to drop a few pounds? Well, eating more salad in general is a great idea, as salad is packed with greens and fiber to keep you full and regular. And, there are tons of perks to eating more fiber, to note, anyway.

However, it's not a free-for-all when you're choosing those toppings. There are certain ingredients that are healthier than others, so you'll want to make sure you're garnishing properly to reap all those weight-loss benefits. (And, avoid the dreaded weight gain, too.)

That means: swap out the bacon bits and heavy creams and go lighter. (For inspiration, check out these healthy salad recipes.) Luckily, we chatted with a few RDs to discuss the best and worst foods to add to your leafy greens when you're trying to ease back into those skinny jeans.

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