The New Year is just around the corner. The healthiest way ever to start the coming year is by munching on salads. These salads are great for your health. I wish that you amaze your friends and family with these healthy Arabian salads. They may be a welcome change and an interesting variation to your meal plan.
Why you should you eat salads in the first place?
· Salads are rich in fiber and help lower cholesterol and prevents constipation
· It helps you in weight loss, now that’s great news
· It facilitates you to eat good fats
· Salads introduces a wide array of vitamins and minerals to your body
I have selected some tasty and mouth watering salad prepared by the best Chefs in the Arabian Salad world. I have presented each salad along with the nutritional benefits of each of the main components. So get ready for the ride…….
1) Pomegranate molasses and Arabic Fattoush Salad
Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants and are excellent for your heart health. It wards off osteoporosis, prostate and breast cancer and lowers blood pressure and cholesterol. Now you can see the delicious recipe here
2) Healthy chickpeas Arabic salad
Chick peas increase the satiety value and decreases calorie intake. So it is less likely that you will munch on snacks. They are rich in fiber and have unique antioxidants. They are beneficial for the digestive tract and cardiovascular health and regulate blood sugar.
3) Yogurt and cucumber salad
Yogurt with active cultures help the gut and prevent vaginal infections, it prevents osteoporosis, reduces risk of hypertension and helps you feel fuller.
Cucumbers have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer benefits. Your much awaited recipe is here
4) Seared Salmon and Green Mango Salad
Salmon has unusual omega 3 fatty acid content. It is good for cognition and improves mood and cognition. It protects the joints, good for eyes and decreases cancer risk. It is a rich source of selenium, proteins and amino acids.
Mango is a rich source of vitamin A, a good source of potassium, vitamin B and C. It has moderate amounts of copper. You can find the tasty salad here
5) Avocado cream over a crab and mango mustard vinaigrette salad
Avocados promote heart health and have a wide range of anti-inflammatory benefits. It increases the absorption of essential nutrients such as carotenoids. It regulates blood sugar levels and has anti-cancer benefits. You can find the tasty salad here
6) Braised lentil, red onion and spinach salad
Lentils help to lower cholesterol, improve heart health, digestive health and stabilize blood sugar levels. It can also aid in weight loss. It is a good source of protein and increases energy levels.
Spinach has anti cancer and anti inflammatory benefits.
Interested to know the recipe find it here
7) Persian Salad from the City of
Cucumbers, tomatoes and red onions form the main elements of Persian Salad. Cucumber re-hydrates body, good for skin and hair, relieves bad breath and aids in weight loss. Tomatoes are good for your heart and supports bone health. Tomatoes have anticancer benefits. You can find the original recipe here
Liked all the salads? Try them, play with your imagination, create some new ones and have a great start to a wonderful and healthy year ahead.
Take good care
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