23 Types of Salad Leaves Every Dieter Should Know ...

You have no reason to eat a boring salad.

There are so many amazing salad leaves that act as a base upon which to build a delicious salad.

And theyโ€™re great to mix up.

You can choose soft or crispy, peppery or sweet, grassy or bitter.

And youโ€™re getting lots of nutrients as well as knowing that salad leaves are low in saturated fat and low in cholesterol.

With so many salad leaves to choose from thereโ€™s no need to always reach for the iceberg.

1. Arugula


Also called rocket, Arugula is a dark green leaf with a bitter and peppery taste.

Main Nutrients: Thiamin, protein, zinc, vitamin B6, Riboflavin, Iron, potassium, dietary fiber, and