Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Health Benefits of Eating Salads

Salad has a bad reputation amongst the youth owing to the fact that these are generally associated with losing weight and a part of some strict diet chart. The stereotypes about having these salads border on jest and include things like a dieting girlfriend who will never order anything except salad and choose starving or to vegetarians with limited eating options and the worst of all a predecessor to the main course. There are many people who don’t order a salad alone or a salad only when eating out and hesitate from including these with their homemade food. But all these stereotypes fail to acknowledge the health benefits as enjoyed by your body and thereby health states an expert in a course in nutrition.

Dietician course

Salads can be as artful as you want them to be, full of flavors and you have no idea how nutritious these are. Despite the fact these are easy to make you generally skip having these and blame your ‘no-time’ schedule for you are too healthy to ensure that salads form an indispensible part of your diet plan. You don’t need to be a proficient in some dietician course to recognize the health benefits of a salad these can be easily identified by their wide availability on the menus of even the best restaurants. Few of these are:

-Cut Calories and Increase Satisfaction

If you want to lose weight then cutting on the calorie count should be your first priority. The best way of doing this is including green salads in your diet. Ask any one with a dietician course and they’ll suggest you the same. To achieve satisfaction which the sense of fullness it is best to increase the size of your salad.

-For Good Fats


Intake of  little good fat with vegetables help the body in absorbing protective phytochemicals like lycopene from tomatoes and lutein from dark green vegetables. Some of these beneficial fats include monounsaturated fats as found in olive oil, avocado and nuts. 

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