5 reasons you should eat more salads this summer (recipe included)

5 reasons you should eat more salads this summer (recipe included)

In addition to being easy to prepare, salads are beneficial food for our body, due to their high content of nutrients and vitamins.

1.Salads help hydration 

The base of salads are vegetables and their content of water if ofter over 90%!

2.Salads provide many essential nutrients

Vegetables are an excellent source of vitamins that regulate multiple organic processes, such as the proper functioning of the nervous system.

Salads are a great way to boost vegetable intake

3.They are great for weight control

Eating a fiber-rich salad before your meal will help you to feel full faster. The more vegetables you can incorporate into your salad, the greater the potential positive effects will be.

4. Salads protect the skin

The vegetables provide beta-carotene (which is transformed into vitamin A), vitamin C and many antioxidants which improve the production of collagen, a protein that keeps the skin smooth and wrinkle-free.

Salads are full of vitamins

5. Salad regulate intestinal function

Due to their high content of fiber, salads contribute to reducing cholesterol and control blood sugar levels, preventing many health conditions. 

Victoria Thais

A trip to India was all it took for Victoria to realise that meditation is not a fancy word for sitting around in silence. It truly changed Victoria’s life to a less stressful and more mindful one. Now a freelance consultant and journalist, Victoria joined KOKO to share her knowledge on those little things that are life so much better, and cosier.+ info

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