When someone says: "I only ate salad for dinner last night," we think of a light meal, containing lettuce and other green leafs, maybe some crunchy slices of pepper, cucumber or tomato, garlic or onions, a light dressing and a pinch of salt. Sure, that would be a healthy and light salad. Especially if main ingredients came from our garden and were used fresh.
But not all salads are. We like to add different unhealthy fats to our bowls full of vegetables to enhance the taste. Also the salt makes food tastier, but too much salt might increase sodium in our blood too much. And then we have to add some eggs, fried meat, and simple carbs, as well we are too generous with dressings, made of mayonnaise, cream, cheese, oil, and also sugar.Read more »