7 Salad Toppings to Avoid

Skip these add-ins next time you're at a salad bar.

By Reina Berger

Salads often have a “health halo effect”, making it possible to consume way more calories and fat than you realize. A genuinely nutritious salad requires the right toppings to earn the title. Find out if your salad add-ins are accidentally sabotaging your weight loss efforts and health goals.


Candied Nuts

Candied Nuts

Nuts are already very calorie dense to begin with, and candied nuts take those calories to new heights. Since they are candied, they are also high in sugars, taking your otherwise nutritious salad and turning it into a candy bar. If you want the crunch and protein that comes from nuts, simply ask for plain, non-candied, non-roasted almonds or walnuts.

More:Day-Off Diet Nut Guide

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

See how electrolytes work in your body.

Is This the Key to Ultimate Hydration?

Whether you're trying to stay hydrated for your workout routine or rehabilitation, recovery and hydration is so important to keeping your body performing like it should. So how do you make sure that happens? You need electrolytes — the minerals that give electrical power to your body. What the video below to see how they get to work inside your body and how you seamlessly add them to your day.

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