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2016

The Best and Worst Salad Bar Toppings

AMY GORIN
AMY GORIN

 

 

I love a good salad. In college, I was that weirdo who bought bagged lettuce as a snack (and offered it to my friends when they visited!). Of course, back then I didn't know that a well-balanced salad should have protein (my favorite is a hardboiled egg or tofu), healthy fat (like avocado or almonds), and plenty of other veggies (I love mushrooms, celery, and red onions). And the key: Not too many other high-calorie toppings like...well, I won't spoil this for you! 

 

The Best and Worst Salad Bar Toppings

 

What if you were adding extra calories to your salad and didn't know it? I set the record straight on the biggest calorie traps, as well as the best-for-you toppings, in this interview with WomensHealthMag.com

  

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AMY GORIN
AMY GORIN

Amy's Recipe of the Week: Pesto Parmesan Spaghetti Squash

 

I love Fall so much and the seasonal squash that comes with it. Spaghetti squash is an awesome stand-in for pasta, and it's even more delicious with pesto and Parmesan!

 

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AMY GORIN
AMY GORIN

5 Science-Backed Diet Tweaks to Fight Inflammation

 

I add a secret ingredient to many of my a.m. smoothies. Can you guess what it is? I shared my best tips for fighting inflammation, including this smoothie mix-in, in my interview with MyFitnessPal.com.

 

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What are your thoughts on this topic? What are your favorite tips for eating a healthy salad? Leave your comments here!

 

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Amy Gorin

is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist,  media personality, and writer in the NYC area.