8 Ways to Ruin a Healthy Salad

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Salads are often seen as the eptiome of healthy food choices because they're mostly comprised of vegetables and lean meats. But it's all too easy to take that salad from healthy to health hazard if you're loading it up with extras to hide what can be a bland palate.

These eight extras are the typical offenders that most folks add on to their greens, and combined they can be more damaging for your diet than a Big Mac and fries. Keep these in mind the next time you're building your leafy masterpiece at the salad bar, and you'll save yourself an extra hour at the gym!