How Many Calories Are in a Salad?

At the salad bar, load up on veggies, then be a little careful with the stuff below. Think 450 calories total to keep it in salad world. Otherwise, you could just eat a pizza.

Shrimp

  • 60 calories
  • 1 gram of fat per 3 ounces

Beans

  • 150 calories
  • 0 grams of fat per 1/2 cup

Sirloin

  • 162 calories
  • 9 grams of fat per 3 ounces

TIP: A 3- to 5-ounce portion is about right (the size of a smartphone).

Feta Cheese

  • 99 calories
  • 8 grams of fat per 1/4 cup

MORE FROM SELF: RECIPE: Vegetable and Feta Baked Frittata ?

Cheddar Cheese

  • 114 calories
  • 9 grams of fat per 1/4 cup

Blue Cheese

  • 119 calories
  • 10 grams of fat per 1/4 cup

TIP: A high-flavor variety of cheese will tastes like you're getting more.

Strawberries

  • 24 calories
  • 0 grams of fat per 1/2 cup

More: The Diet Detective: The Science of Strawberries

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