Your Healthiest Option: Low-Fat Italian
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This zesty dressing packs a lot of punch in just 22 calories and 2 grams of fat.
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Give your salads a summery feel with a hint of fruit in this healthy dressing. With just 49 calories and 3 grams of fat, it's a great warm-weather option.
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Many Americans love the taste of ranch and dip anything and everything in it! The low-fat option of this staple dressing packs a lot of taste in 59 calories and 4 grams of fat.
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This dressing is a favorite for most people, but be careful -- it's not necessarily the healthiest. Choose low-fat before the regular but this dressing is still only 86 calories and has 8 grams of fat. Nothing to feel guilty about.
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This creamy, red salad dressing has 111 calories and 11 grams of fat.
Balsamic Vinegar and Olive Oil
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This dressing has 133 calories and 14 grams of fat, but no worries -- there are dressings with much higher calorie counts!
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This deep red dressing crams a lot of taste with the herb combination. With a hefty 146 calories and 14 grams of fat, use it sparingly.
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Many of us have a soft spot for ranch dressing. However, use only a tiny bit to top your salad as it's definitely not the healthiest choice -- and with 145 calories and 15 grams of fat, overdoing it will sabotage the healthy contents of your salad.
Originally published in Ladies' Home Journal, July 2009.