A variety of vegetables in a salad can provide an abundance of nutrients to help fight disease. Beware of salad dressings which can contain unhealthy levels of fats.
Update Date 2/13/2013
Updated by: Alison Evert, MS, RD, CDE, Nutritionist, University of Washington Medical Center Diabetes Care Center, Seattle, Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.