Maybe it's because salads conjure up images of flavorless leaves of lettuce, wedges of bland tomatoes, and thin slices of red onion dressed in a single squeeze of lemon, but fast-food restaurants are resorting to fatty "toppings" to attract customers who would usually not even bother with vegetables in real life, let alone at the drive-thru. Things that should be used sparingly, like fried chicken, cheese, eggs, and bacon, are being exploited to market these salads as healthy options. In reality, many fast-food salads are more harmful to your health than a burger.
It's pretty easy to avoid the trappings of a fast-food salad; outside of not ordering one at all, stay away from salads with lots of animal-based toppings and dressing to avoid unnecessary sodium, saturated fat, and cholesterol. If your salad has avocado, ranch dressing, bacon, eggs, and fried chicken, it's not the non-processed, plant-derived avocado that's the culprit. A healthy salad should be mostly vegetables. If you aren't able to see any leafy greens until your fork hits the bottom of the bowl, you may want to reconsider your order next time.
To help you out, here's a ranking of the most unhealthy fast-food salads currently available—from the not-so-good to the #1 worst. And for an extra side of healthful fast-food suggestions, we recommend reading the 6 Best Fast-Food Salads in America in 2021.
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Source : https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/nutrition/the-worst-fast-food-salads-in-america-in-2021-e2-80-94ranked/ss-AAMQYbB288