Five Reasons to Fiber up on SALADS

Raw vegetables provide the fiber you need. It is important that you eat a salad with each meal.
Here is why:
Importance of SaladsSalads do taste nice. Anyone who has eaten salads knows that it is a great way to mix completely different kinds of foods, textures and flavors in one meal. In salads one can mix green crunchy leaves (spinach, lettuce, cabbage, etc), nuts (almonds, pine nuts, walnuts, etc.), cereals (boiled corn, beans, peas, etc), boiled lentils (black channa, rajmah, etc), herbs (basil, oregano, mint, holy basil, etc), even some  proteins like boiled eggs or chicken and toss it with a salad dressing of honey, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar. For those who have a sweet tooth you can also add raisins, apricots, prunes, figs, etc.
Salads are very filling.Once you add ingredients like potato, pasta, beans, corn or egg, it is a complete meal in itself. Eating a salad besides being very refreshing is also very fulfilling. 
Salads provide health benefits. High on fiber, salads keep the constipation and diseases away. a bowl of fresh salad has vitamins and minerals due to the all nuts and bright greens. The medicinal properties from fresh herbs keep you rejuvenated. Dry fruits like raisin, apricots prunes, and figs, when added to salads, can help you make your body alkaline, as per ayurvedic science is beneficial for the body.
Salads make you feel lighter. Salad is a good replacement to lunch or dinner because it makes them feel bloated, lethargic or plain lazy. Therefore, they can make a great choice by having salads as it would at least keep them awake after eating to conduct the business.

Rajma Salad

Salads are incredibly easy to make. Even an amateur chef can whip up a great salad within minutes!


If you hate spending your time in the kitchen, look up some simple salad recipes from DesiDieter. Toss up a good fiber rich meal in seconds and stay healthy