Just for the health of it...

Slice calories with salad

 

SLICE CALORIES WITH SALAD

Do you tend to stuff yourself at meals?

 

Control that calorie intake by starting with a large salad (but hold the creamy dressing).  

 

In a study of 42 women at Penn State University, those who ate a big, low-cal salad consumed 12% less pasta afterward - even though they 

were offered as much as they wanted.

 

The secret, say researchers, is the sheer volume of a salad, which makes you feel too full to pig out.

Health bonus: A study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that people who ate one salad a day with dressing had higher levels of vitamins C and E, folic acid, lycopene, and carotenoids - all disease fighters - than those who didn't add salad to their daily menu

Salad therefore has all around health benefits! Make them fun and colourful!

Source: http://www.webmd.com

 

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