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The Daily Ardmoreite
  • The healthiest salad greens

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  • Everydayhealth.com suggests a healthy idea is to get more variety into the salad bowl
     
    Brigid K. McVaugh, MS, RD, LD, a clinical dietitian at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston, said all greens have something to offer, “where they differ is in the vitamin and mineral content.”
     
    Read on to find out the benefits of:
     
    Iceberg lettuce may be the most popular of all the salad greens, but it’s definitely not the healthiest diet choice. Although the calories may be comparable to other salad greens, the nutrients are not. Still, crispy and inexpensive iceberg doesn’t completely deserve its bad reputation.
     
    “It has a high water count so it contributes to your daily fluid needs,” McVaugh said, “and it is still a vegetable.”
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