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A cosi salad and bread make up your entire weight watchers points for the day

I had a cobb salad with dressing and 1/2 a slice of bread and went to look it up in the wiki - my lunch was 20 points, what I'm "allowed" for an entire day if I want to lose weight. I didn't have a coke, or dessert. I can't believe it. It really didn't seem like that much food.

Sat. Mar 10, 1:46pm

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You would die if you really saw how much dressing is as far as cal, fat and points. Most places will give you 2oz of dressing (1/4 cup) which is probably way more then you'd use at home and also restaurant dressing is loaded with fats. Cobb salad wasn't a bad choice but you need to remember that they just throw on ham, egg, bacon and whatever else is usually on a cobb salad which adds a ton of points. Next time get a mostly veggie salad with chicken (cause they will weigh the chicken and its usually 3 oz) with a low fat dressing on the side. Better yet ask for olive oil and red or balsamic vinegar on side with a lemon and just use about a tsp of oil and squeeze on the lemon. I know its weird but I've bought my own dressing with me from home if I know I'm getting a salad already measured out. The dressing alone was probably at least half of those points.

Saturday, March 10, 2007, 2:33 PM

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20 points could get you a 10oz filet mignon, a baked potato with sour cream, and steamed asparagus for the same # of points. Doesn't that just kill you to get nothing but a "salad" for your points? and learn. Oh, by the way, don't starve yourself tonight because you'll wake up ravenous and risk messing up tomorrow.

Saturday, March 10, 2007, 3:34 PM

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