A good salad for heart

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

What are the health benefits of this salad?

Salads as presented in this recipe, are rich in fiber and vitamin C.

Raw vegetables should be very present in our food because they are the source of many medicinal components:

A GREAT RECIPE FOR HEALTHY HEART

Tomato gives us lycopene, with heart-healthy properties, and prevents cancer of the lung, stomach, breast, prostate and bladder.

Avocado provides healthy omega 9 fats.

An ideal recipe in every balanced diet and especially to prevent those problems that can affect your heart: obesity, hypertension, cholesterol, diabetes, etc.

Lettuce is a source of beta carotene and fiber, so it prevents constipation and improves the overall health of the body.

Sesame is rich in calcium, one of the best dietary sources. It Contains 900 mg. calcium per 100g. Adding sesame to the recipes will be very suitable for children and youth in growth stage, and to prevent or treat osteoporosis.

AVOCADO AND SESAME SALAD RECIPE

alad with mixed greens, avocado, tomato and vinaigrette

Photography of salad with mixed greens, avocado, tomato and vinaigrette

Ingredients for salad

Lettuce

Tomatoes

– Half avocado

– Half lemon

Sesame seeds.

Olive oil for seasoning

– A little bit of salt

Preparation of salad

– Wash and drain lettuce. Cut it into pieces for the salad.

– Cut the tomatoes into quarters.

– Cut the avocado and sprinkle with lemon juice so as to better preserve its properties.

– Add 1 tablespoon sesame

– Mix all ingredients and season with olive oil and a pinch of salt

– Serve as accompaniment

More information and recipes on avocado.

Editorial
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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