Now that summer is here, a nice light salad makes a good meal. It is easy to make a salad at home especially after a hectic day at office. Moreover, there is uncountable health benefit of eating salad at least once a day.
Some of those benefits are:
- Rich In Nutrition
Most salads consist a large amount of fresh vegetables and fruits so they have nutritional value of the ingredients used. According to a research, food that is rich in fruits and vegetables can help in reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, helps in fight different types of cancers, lower blood pressure and lowers risk of digestive problems. Moreover, they help in maintaining blood sugar levels.
- Helps In Losing Weight In Healthy Manner
Most salads are rich in fibre so they keep you full for a longer time; hence you eat lesser calories when a proper meal is served. It is preferable to add in raw vegetables and fruits in your salads. This way you will be able to get their nutritional benefits and also remain full for a longer time. You can get fresh ingredients for salads from fruit and veg delivery Sydney services.
- Salads Consist Of Healthy Fats
You can always add in a few spoons of roasted seeds in your salads. These seeds are full of vitamins, omega 3 fatty acids and anti-oxidants. Some of the seeds that are commonly added in salads are sunflower, chia, pumpkin, sesame and flax seeds. To add more taste or healthy fats to salads you can use different oils as dressing like olive, almond and canola or grape seed oils.
To add more taste to salads you can always use herbs to give an earthy taste and nuts to give a crunchy texture to your salads.