We know that it is more than essential to include vegetables and fruits in our diet, for they provide us with essential nutrients.
An excellent, practical and healthy way to achieve this is to prepare salads. The possibility of preparing them is as wide as the great variety of ingredients that exist.
But today, we show you some recipes that include protein (apart from vitamins and minerals), as well as some traditional ones.
Antioxidants are almost always present in salads, and they protect our body from the damage that free radicals produced. Vegetables especially and potentially help to prevent diseases and also cancer.
In the following recipes, we have included good sources of protein, like meat, chicken and squid. Also, some recipes contain algae and cheese.
No matter which diet you follow, you should always have a salad in your meals. They also produce satiety and thus, you will eat less (if losing weight).
A study revealed that the more significant is dish in volume (but not in calories), the better it will be. If you add olive oil to your mixture, it will help your organism to absorb the phytochemicals from certain vegetables.
How to cook different sorts of healthy salads with protein
Conclusion: The best salads with white egg if you are on a special diet
Red meat (beef) is the best source of protein. It provides our body with the eight essential amino acids that our organism needs to grow and maintain.
It is particularly important to eat meat during muscle and tissue development. Red meat contains more iron than chicken or even fish. But it also contains zinc (an essential mineral). Vitamin B12 is also present, like selenium, niacin, vitamin B6 and phosphorus.
From sheep, feta cheese, high in sodium, is an excellent alternative to regular cheese. Its name comes from the Italian word for slice. Having calcium, it helps to protect our body from different type o cancer. It contains alpha-lactalbumin (a protein) which has antitumor properties.
It is important to say that pasteurised cow’s milk is not necessarily the best source of calcium, and it causes acidosis. Feta cheese instead, is more alkaline.
On the other hand, chicken contains low-fat protein as well as selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B6 and niacin (But the amount of sodium can decrease depending on the cooking method).
Try adding these foods to your dish to improve the nutrient content and making them more delicious.