salad

Ranking Salad Dressings by How Healthy They Are

Conventional (and nutritional) wisdom says that the dressing is the unhealthiest part of every salad, which is generally true: Store-bought dressings in particular are usually…

How Can There Possibly Be This Much Salt in My Fast Food Salad?

Last month, I ranked alleged healthy items from popular fast-food chains, and despite already being aware that even the healthiest fast food dishes are less…

Ranking Fast Food Menu ‘Healthy’ Items by How Healthy They Really Are

Two years ago, the MEL editorial staff taste-tested the Taco Bell “healthy” menu. Some of us can still taste it. My colleague C. Brian Smith,…

What’s in This?: Ranch Dressing

We’re often told that you should never eat anything (or put anything on your body) if you don’t recognize everything on the ingredients list. But…