ISLAMABAD – Eating raw fruits and vegetables will keep you feeling better, look more fit, become healthier and live longer. Listed below are twenty health benefits of eating salad.
Incorporating the frequent salad into your diet is very beneficial to anyones health. And nowadays it seems that everyone is a little health-concious and strives to be healthier in one way or another. Well, eating salads to increase your health is a no-brainer and it’s super easy to find at any local restaurant or super market. Six healthy benefits of eating salads are as below :
Sharpen your eye sight :
That’s right, certain salads can actually help sharpen your eyesight. Salads that have spinach, romaine, or red leaf lettuce contain loads of vitamin A carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin. These nutrients help prevent high-energy light that may cause eye damage and aid in light and dark eye adaptation.
Strengthen your muscles :
Popeye had it right all along. Salad greens and spinach have nitrates that can boost the production of the proteins in the muscles, making them stronger and more efficient.
Slim down your waist :
Salads are very low in calories, so eating salad in place of many other fatty foods will help you slim down the pounds.
Get to sleep easier :
Lettuce contains a sleep inducing substance called ‘lectucarium’ which has been used to treat cases of insomnia.
High source of fiber:
Salads are high in fiber which slows the rate that sugar is absorbed into the blood-stream, makes your intestines move faster, and it speeds up the digestive process.
Lower your food cravings :
Eating a salad will help reduce cravings for many other fatty foods. Additionally eating a small salad before a meal will help prevent over-eating.
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