6 Salad Myths Uncovered

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Breakthrough these 6 common myths about salads to make sure your salads are healthy and loaded with only the good stuff!

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6 Salad Myths Uncovered

  1. 1. 6 SALAD MYTHS UNCOVERED Marci Lall www.marcilall.com Sunday, February 22, 2009
  2. 2. MYTH 1:IT’S JUST A SALAD • Some salads are loaded with all the bells and whistles. • The dressing alone can be loaded with hundreds of calories. • the fat content can skyrocket easily with fatty cheese and bacon. Sunday, February 22, 2009
  3. 3. MYTH 2: FAT-FREE DRESSING • It’s true fat-free products cuts some calories out. • The decrease in fat can mean an increase in sugar. • blocks your body from absorbing antioxidants in greens and tomatoes. Sunday, February 22, 2009
  4. 4. MYTH 3: LETTUCE IS LETTUCE • Different types of lettuce hold different types of benefits. • Dark leaf, mild-tasting greens, counting romaine, red-leaf lettuce, and many spring mixes, don't have a wealth of phytonutrients, but contain a decent amount of betacarotene. • Fights against cancers. Sunday, February 22, 2009
  5. 5. MYTH 4: GREEN IS THE BEST Colorful vegetable salads have • essential phytonutrients that aren't offered in green. strong antioxidants in purplish • vegetables such as eggplant, help reduce risk of heart disease and improves brain function. bright veggies like radishes offer • cancer-fighting benefits. Red juicy tomatoes are the ultimate • food in lycopene, which is linked to lowering your risk of heart disease and cancer. Sunday, February 22, 2009
  6. 6. MYTH 5: ADD BEANS ONLY •A big spoon full of about 1/4 cup of beans provide you with roughly 4 grams of protein - obviously not enough. • For protein needs you need 36 grams per pound of body weight per day. • So a 154-pound woman needs about 55 grams of protein on a daily basis. Sunday, February 22, 2009
  7. 7. MYTH 6: NO BACON...EVER • One slice of bacon is equal to about 1 tablespoon of crumbled bacon, which has close to the same amount of fat as 2 tablespoons of feta or shredded cheese. • If you choose to go with the bacon bits on your salad make sure you keep other fats, such as croutons or creamy dressings, away from your salad. Sunday, February 22, 2009
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