#Power #salads for a #healthy #diet

Foods with really healthy properties are often relegated to being mere side dishes and find themselves out of the mainstream. Here are a few of them which you can make a part of your diet and get back all those useful nutrients and antioxidants that help you avoid illnesses ad help keep you fit.

Power-salads-for-a-healthy-diet-jpgTomatoes: The veggie packs a lot of antioxidants that help in decreasing the risk of arterial aging, heart disease, stroke, memory loss, impotence and wrinkling of the skin

Broccoli: High in vitamin C and dietary fiber, it also contains multiple nutrients with potent anti-cancer properties, such as diindolylmethane and small amounts of selenium.

Fish: Packed with protein, vitamins, and nutrients that can lower blood pressure and help reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke.

Black beans: Low in fat and high in protein and fiber, they have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, which combat cardiovascular disease.

Leafy greens: Spinach, cabbage and arugula are rich sources of vitamin B and are packed with nutrition. One serving of leafy greens is loaded with fiber, calcium, and virtually your entire day’s recommended dosage of beta carotene, a nutrient vital for immunesystem health.

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