Salads are tasty, he althy and their season is now open. They are one of the weapons in nutrition that helps us maintain a good figure and he alth. There is nothing better than making a salad with fresh vegetables to your taste.
But if we want to lose a few kilos or simply keep the already achieved result, we need to know some little tricks about preparing salads.
- Olive oil, lemon and dietary s alt
Flavour your salads with olive oil and lemon. When ordering a salad at a restaurant, avoid the ready-made dressings they offer you. Olive oil is rich in vitamins A, D, E and K, lemon has a lot of vitamin C. Use the so-called dietary s alt. It has a reduced sodium content, which will not allow you to retain liquids, unlike ordinary s alt.
- Let it be green!
Make salads in which you mix iceberg, chicory, spinach. They have unique nutrients. Add parsley, basil, dill, chives to them. All these green ingredients are powerful antioxidants and take care of burning calories.
- Cheese and cottage cheese
Add cheese or cottage cheese to the salad. Let them be low-fat. Added in moderation, they will help you maintain a he althy weight and burn excess fat. They contain calcium useful for the body. Choose between mozzarella, parmesan, cheddar or any other cheese of your choice. You also have a wide choice for cottage cheese.
- Useful Extras
Depending on your preferences, you can add 100 g Chicken meat, fish, pine nuts, flax seeds, black beans. These additions will make it even tastier and denser, which will keep you full for hours.
- Fruits in the salad
For lovers of different tastes are fruit additions to salads. You can add a few pieces of pineapple, which helps burn fat, citrus fruits, apples. They contain useful vitamins, minerals and fiber.
- Rice and Quinoa
Croutons are a tasty addition, but it's good to avoid them. Instead, add 50 g of cooked brown, black, red rice or quinoa. Quinoa has high nutritional values and helps reduce body fat.