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Use caution eating ‘light' at salad bars

By Staff
Editor's note: For three weeks, Janet Peterman will be focusing on &#8220Eating away from home.” This is the final article of three in a series.
Salad bars are now found in fast-food shops and supermarkets as well as sit-down restaurants, making fresh, light meals a healthful possibility.  
Unfortunately, it's easy to lose track of what you're eating when faced with an array that may include not just greens, but also pasta salads, cheeses, hot breads, chili, macaroni and cheese, and even chocolate mousse for dessert.  
Here's a guide to help you &#8220keep it light” when eating at the salad bar.