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.


Dried Fruit

Another food that has a health halo around it, raisins, dried cranberries, and dried apricots often sound like a good idea because they are made of real fruit. Unfortunately, they are also calorie dense and loaded with sugar, offering little to no benefits in exchange. Skip these toppings next time and opt for fresh fruit instead to get your daily dose of vitamins and fiber.

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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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