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“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”
― Mark Twain

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Mexican Food Fight

Chicken Quesadilla

Calories: 530 Fat: 28 grams

When you’re particularly craving tremendously fattening Mexican food, this choice isn’t so bad. The soft corn or flour tortilla plus cheese is filling, and you will get low-fat protein from the chicken and black beans inside

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Chicken Taco Salad

Calories: 910 Fat: 55 grams

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The fried tortillas shell does a great job of holding lettuce, tomatoes, chicken, rice, beans, and cheese. Too bad it’s a huge source of fat and calories. If you can order it without the shell, you’ll slash that stuff way down.

Food Fight

Salad Days

Greek Salad

Calories: 210 Fat: 18 grams

Olive oil in the dressing and feta cheese have some fat, sure, but the oil is the healthy monounsaturated kind. Cucumber slices, onions, and peppers fill you up while providing vitamins A and C and fiber.

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Caesar Salad

Calories: 400 Fat: 34 grams

Thanks to the Parmesan cheese croutons, and mayo based dressing, an entree portion delivers more than half the fat you should consume per day. Romane lettuce  is low in calories but it doesn’t deliver many nutrients.