The Best and Worst Restaurant Salads
That bowl of greens may not be as good for you as you think. We navigate the best and worst restaurant salads and share our
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When the temperature starts to soar, a cool crisp salad seems like the ideal meal. But if you think you’re getting a light,
healthy bowl of greens when you're eating out at favorite restaurants like Romano's Macaroni Grill, California Pizza Kitchen,
or Applebee's, you may want to take a closer look. While many restaurant salads are low in calories and loaded with healthy
ingredients, others are diet disasters packed with calorific ingredients like fried chicken, full-fat cheese, and creamy dressings
that are overflowing with hidden fat, calories, and sodium.