From the mailbag…what are the best and worst salad dressing to use if you want to lose weight?

by Saladseekers


One of loyal readers sent in a question about salad dressings. Let’s explore this question.

What are the best and worst salad dressing to use if you want to lose weight?

Salads are undoubtedly one of the best foods to lose weight. But we can ruin a salad for weight loss by adding salad dressing. Here are the top five worst salad dressings that can sabotage your salad if you are trying to lose weight:

1. Ranch dressing

2. Bleu cheese dressing

3. Thousand Island dressing

4. French dressing

5. Mayonnaise

If you are trying to lose weight, and love to add salad dressing to your salads, opt for low-fat or fat free versions of your favorite salad dressing. Did you know that fat-free Italian salad dressing is a 0 point condiment for Weight Watchers? Try Balsamic Vinaigrette which adds a great flavor to salads. Just because you are dieting, this does not mean you have to skimp on taste. Look for these salads and expand your taste buds when you are dieting and still lose weight.

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  1. July 6, 2009

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