6 Salads You Should Never Eat (1500+ Calories) #LLTV

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6 Unhealthy Salads Over 1000 Calories!

Live Lean Nation, it’s about to get scary on today’s episode of Live Lean TV. I’m sharing 6 salads you should never eat. PS. they’re all over 1,000 calories!

Alright, so you’re at one of those restaurants where you know you shouldn’t be.

You’re feeling guilty, so to be safe, your eyes head directly to the salad section of the menu.

Guess what?

That doesn’t guarantee you’re in the safe zone from the fattening and calorie crushing plates.

Don’t be fooled Live Leaner, just because something says salad, it does NOT guarantee that it’s a healthy Live Lean approved option.

I’ve reviewed the nutrition info of today’s most popular eat out restaurants.

So if you’re confused at what’s classified as a healthy salad and what’s not, I got your back with…

6 salads you should never eat

Note: I also include healthier options.

We’ll start with the 6th worst salad and make our way down to the WORST!

The Bad:

#6. Friendly’s Crispy Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

Cal: 1020
Carbs: 60g
Fat: 69g
Protein: 39g

Cut the fattening calories by 56% while increasing your muscle building protein by having the:

The Better:

Turkey Tip & Avocado Salad with Fat-Free Italian Dressing

Cal: 450
Carbs: 16g
Fat: 16g
Protein: 43g

The Bad:

#5. Baja Fresh Tostada Steak Salad

Cal: 1230
Carbs: 98g
Fat: 63g
Protein: 65g

Cut the belly busting calories by 75% by having the:

The Better:

Baja Fresh Ensalada Chicken Salad

Cal: 310
Carbs: 18g
Fat: 7g
Protein: 46g

The Bad:

#4. iHop Crispy Chicken Cobb Salad With Avocado

Cal: 1350
Carbs: 43g
Fat: 104g
Protein: 63g

Cut the flabby calories by 51% by having the:

The Better:

Citrus Chicken Pecan Salad

Cal: 660
Carbs: 43g
Fat: 42g
Protein: 35g

The Bad:

#3. Applebee’s Oriental Chicken Salad

Cal: 1400
Carbs: 92g
Fat: 99g
Protein: 40g

Drop 1000 calories from your meal by having the:

The Better:

Grilled Chicken Caesar ½ Size Salad

Cal: 400
Carbs: 13g
Fat: 28g
Protein: 25g

The Bad:

#2. Full Moroccon-Spiced Chicken

Cal: 1500
Carbs: 128g
Fat: 99g
Protein: 43g

Cut the fattening calories by 79% by having the:

The Better:

Classic Caesar ½ Salad With Grilled Shrimp

Cal: 320
Carbs: 13g
Fat: 20g
Protein: 22g

And the #1 worst salad and two thumbs down to not providing nutrition info on their website goes to…

The Worst:

#1. The Cheesecake Factory Caesar Salad With Chicken
Cal: 1510
and as I mentioned, they don’t even provide nutrition info on their website so I found this on another site. Unfortunately they didn’t have the carbs, fats, or protein breakdown but I’m sure it was ugly.

The Better:

NONE!
I can’t even recommend a healthier option at The Cheesecake Factory because…who knows what’s healthier there.

Shame shame.

Bottom Line Live Lean Nation

Don’t be fooled with the term salad. As I just showed you with these 6 salads that were all 1000+ calories…you can still do manage damage.

If you’re going out to eat, it’s best to take 5 mins to check out the online nutrition facts of the restaurant. Cause to be honest, some of the names of these 1000+ calorie salads sound healthy.

And better yet…

Save yourself money, save yourself the calories, and enjoy a nice home cooked meal at home with the family. On our TeamLiveLean.com Inner Circle site, we’re approaching 100 cooking lesson recipe videos showing you delicious and healthy salads, dinners, desserts, breakfasts, and sides, that are easy to cook and will help you Live Lean.

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30 responses to “6 Salads You Should Never Eat (1500+ Calories) #LLTV

  1. Doctor, my husband is on a diet. He eats salads every day but he gain 3
    time the amount of wait since he started. and I have too.
    DOCTOR: AND what type of Salad have you both been eating WIFE: O, he loves
    the one they serve at the Cheese Cake Factory
    DOCTOR: NOOOOOOOOOOOKOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !

  2. Hay, Honey. Lets go out to eat. I’m on a diet remember. OK , let’s go to
    the Cheese Cake Factory, I heard thy got a real good Salad.
    Wow, thIs diet thing is not too bad. Mm mmm, after eating that Salad I felt
    like I ate 10 Quater pound Cheese burgers, 10 milk shakes and 10 lbs of
    fries. Lets do Apple Bees Salad tomorrow. WIFE: “Honey, I love you. Thanks
    for sticking to your diet” Brrrrrrrrrrrp!!!!!!!!!

  3. In all these salads, what are the major contributing ingredients to the
    excess calories? I eat salads for lunch everyday – greens, nuts; grilled
    meat, egg white and a sprinkle (about a tablespoon) of crumbled feta. I’m
    not a calorie counter so I’m starting to wonder if my custom salad is
    working against me!

  4. Well if you’re going to Cheesecake Factory, I doubt you’re going their for
    their salad. That is crazy on the nutritional facts on those salads.

  5. I got fooled by the term ‘salad’ too back in the day. It wasn’t until the restaurants and fast food chains released their nutrition data that I figured out that the salads packed more calories than some of the entrees.

  6. McDonald’s grilled chicken southwest salad isn’t bad in a pinch! One of my
    go to meals if I must eat fast food.

  7. Hey guys I need a little advice. So I am 14 and I like my body. Though you
    can see my rib cage and my abs. My back looks like a human figure with skin
    on it. So I count my calories but is it really needed? Should I just eat
    clean or count my calories please reply thanks!

  8. hey brad if you call the home office of the cheesecake factory they will give you the calorie counts
    but that is pretty much it

  9. Luckily I never eat at these places. Incredible totals on those salads.
    It is just best to eat in. Much safer and tastes better to make it
    yourself. If I do need a break from cooking, my meal out is strategically
    chosen. Hehe. Thanks for the vid.

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