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 they’re great to mix up. You can choose soft or crispy, peppery or sweet, grassy or bitter. And you’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 there’s no need to always reach for the iceberg.

1. Arugula

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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

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