Sunday, August 22, 2010

Eating Salads to Keep the Calories Down?

Many Americans are enjoying more salads these days. It can be an easy way to get more vegetables. Research shows that moderate amounts of regular or light salad dressing actually promote nutrient absorption more than fat-free varieties.

To help keep salads healthful, consider trying this way of applying the dressing:  Place just 1-2 tablespoonsof salad dressing in a large Ziploc bag or airtight container. Fill with salad, seal and shake away! A small amount of dressing will lightly coat your greens. Get the flavor without excessive calories.

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