Restaurants are capitalizing on America's love affair with salads. Tempting you with sound good options, like popcorn chicken, artisan cheese, fresh fruit, and "crunchy" toppings. Take a closer look and you'll find breaded, processed, fried chicken, fatty cheeses, fruits loaded with extra sugar and buttery croutons all drowning under too much dressing. Not all salads are created equally.
It's sneaky, but we can fight back. Metabolic patients learn at a very early stage what really makes a healthy, well-balanced salad.
Let's take a closer look at some popular offenders:
Seared Sea Scallop Salad
Olive GardenGrilled Chicken Ceasar Salad
Nutritional information was gathered from each restaurant's posted information.