Considering that most of us go out for breakfast, lunch, or dinner five times a week, you would think we'd all be pros at avoiding restaurant fat traps. But while no one is going to mistake a Bloomin' Onion for a calorie bargain, a chopped salad is a sure bet...right? Like a lot of trendy new menu items, it sounds healthy, but it can make a surprisingly large dent in your diet. We rounded up the seven sneakiest dishes so you'll never get fooled into ordering fake health food again.
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Fat Trap: Olive Oil for Dipping
While EVOO is heart healthy, most people go overboard, soaking up as much as a tablespoon -- or 119 calories' worth -- with each chunk of bread, says Marissa Lippert, RD, the owner and head chef of Nourish Kitchen + Table in New York City. "Dunk a couple of slices in oil and you could end up consuming 400 calories before your meal arrives."
Fix: Drizzle a little olive oil onto a small plate and addRead More »from The New Rules of Eating Out