Have you had your salad today? Eating salad almost every day may be one of the most healthy eating habits you can adopt — and one of the simplest, experts say
The most important dish for keeping healthy life, It’s the main source for vitamins and minerals full of fibers which keeps our gastrointestinal tract healthy.
Good plate of green salad keeps body weight in normal track which is base for healthy life
NATURAL SOURCE OF FIBER
Your leafy greens and raw veggies are a superb source of natural fiber, and consuming enough fiber each day has several health advantages:
- Fiber helps to reduce LDL or “bad” cholesterol.
- It helps to control blood sugar.
- Adequate fiber intake helps with weight loss and healthy weight maintenance.
- It normalizes bowel movements, and aids in the prevention of bowel disease.
- Proper fiber intake has been shown to reduce the recurrence and prevention of several cancers including colorectal, breast, mouth, throat and esophagus
Leafy green vegetables are nutrient rich because leaves contain the light-catching, energy-converting machinery of plants. Salad greens contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, beta-carotene, calcium, folate, fiber, and phytonutrients (see Table 1). Leafy vegetables are a good choice for a healthful diet because they do not contain cholesterol and are naturally low in calories and sodium. Many of the health benefits that leafy greens provide come from phytonutrients, unique compounds that provide protection for plants. These compounds are becoming recognized as part of a nutritious diet that promotes long-term health. Phytonutrients can act as antioxidants, which help to prevent chronic diseases like cancer and heart disease
|Table 1. Nutrients in various lettuce types.|
|Iceberg||Green Leaf||Red Leaf||Romaine||Butterhead|
|Lutein + Zeaxanthin||mcg||277||1730||1724||2312||1223|
|*100g fresh weight/USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 24 (2011)|
Shaded cells indicate highest values.
Gastrointestinal tract is the main cause of many diseases as its kept healthy body will remain healthy, green salad can regulate bowel evacuation in good manner so detoxification of body from waste, it’s the base to keep natural flora and human body in good health ,
By adding garlic and onion to our salad Natural reactions in human body are done as exactly required by human body producing all enzymes and hormones to keeping our power and activity at optimum condition.
A SALAD A DAY KEEPS DISEASE AND AGING AT BAY
Aside from their natural good taste and great crunchy texture alongside wonderful colors and fragrances, eating a large serving of fresh, raw vegetables each day can have significant health benefits.Leave a reply