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Så nyttig är salladen du äter

The Daily Meal-logotyp Av Christian Kogler av The Daily Meal | Bild 1 av 19: <p>Let's discuss some edible leaf basics in order to prime you for the following greens descriptions: Loose and open leaf lettuces like romaine, butterhead, and red leaf lettuce have darker colors than, say, iceberg. The darker the leaf, the more able it is to absorb sunlight. <a href="http://thedailymeal.com/healthy-eating/primal-vs-paleo-which-better-diet-slideshow/slide-11"><strong>Just like humans can get valuable vitamin D from sunlight</strong></a>, darker leaves can synthesize more vitamins from the sun, resulting in the appearance of more nutrients. Thus, the darker leaves on the list should inherently contain more cancer-fighting antioxidants and valuable vitamins and minerals.</p><p>If you decided to try these greens in a salad (perhaps in one of our <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/best-recipes/50-sensational-salad-recipes"><strong>50 Sensational Salad Recipes</strong></a>), we suggest rinsing them in cold water first. Compared to other vegetables, leafy greens have a greater tendency to accumulate dirt and other nasty substances in the nooks and crannies of their folds. (And don't think that just because something is organic it needn't be washed; manure is organic — need we say more?)</p><p>Get your salad bowl out, because <a href="http://www.thedailymeal.com/healthy-eating/all-about-every-healthy-salad-green-youll-ever-want-use/"><strong>we’ve got an extensive list of the greens you can use in salads</strong></a>, and we’ll tell you a little bit about the nutritional value of each one, too.</p>

Så nyttig är din sallad

Hur nyttig är egentligen salladen just du äter? Kanske borde du testa en ny sort? Här listar vi salladssorterna och hur nyttiga de är!

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