Food Comparison

July 2013 Issue

Super Salads to Go

On a hot summer day, sometimes all you feel like eating is a nice salad. But your cravings may go beyond just a pile of shredded lettuce and tomatoes to a hearty, luscious salad made with crunchy vegetables, such as cucumbers and carrots, grilled chicken, beans, eggs, and even more. An entrée salad makes a perfect meal for work, home, or on the run. Creating a masterpiece salad can require a lot of work. Fortunately, many grocery stores have eliminated that problem. They may offer a variety of fresh, packaged salads for you to grab and go—no chopping required. But, nutritionally, how does this convenience affect the bottom line? We scanned the nutrition facts on salad bowls across the country to determine the best bets when it comes to ready-to-eat salads.

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