During the summer everyone wants to show off a slim and radiant body where a healthy diet makes a difference. A fresh salad a day is an appetizing option and provides fiber and vitamins to the body. There are a variety of ways to prepare a delicious salad and each will provide different benefits. Below are 7 salads for each of the days of the week where you can acquire the best nutrients for your body: protein, calcium, iron, and many more. In addition, you will keep your digestion in optimal condition.


Monday: tuna salad

To start the week, nothing better than starting with a salad that helps you stay in shape. In this case, it is advisable to take advantage of the benefits of tuna. It provides omega 3, proteins, is low in fat, reduces cholesterol levels and blood pressure. In addition, it is very easy and fast to prepare a tuna salad. For this you need tuna, tomato raf, onion, olives and cucumber on a bed of romaine lettuce. With only these ingredients you can prepare a delicious salad .

Tuesday: Mesclum Sprouts and Walnuts Salad

To continue the week in a good mood, it is essential to consume an exquisite salad of sprouts of mezclum. To give it a crunchy touch and eat protein foods you can add nuts to it. This combination will produce a significant increase in serotonin in the body . It is a substance that not only reduces the feeling of hunger but also increases the levels of mood and well-being.

This delicious salad will not only put you in a good mood, it also evens out blood pressure and fights abdominal bloating . To prepare it you need mezclum sprouts, nuts, candied blueberry fruits and goat cheese.

Wednesday: Caesar salad

The Caesar salad is not the lightest, but it will provide enough energy to continue the week. It is one of the most delicious and consumed worldwide. Its preparation consists of combining French lettuce, bacon, chicken, Parmesan cheese with vinaigrette and croutons. It is without a doubt a salad that will immediately fill the body with energy.

Thursday: crispy salad with protein

A salad that allows you to recover your smile and recover from a hard week is this. The salad with an apple base, arugula, feta cheese (or whatever you like), walnuts, crispy bacon that provide protein. All this mixture is what the body needs for a rich Thursday full of protein.

Friday: protein salad with quinoa

As part of the planning of salads you cannot miss one that takes care of the skin from this sun exposure. To do this, it is recommended to consume quinoa as it contains lysine which is a substance that produces elastin and collagen. This salad is packed with protein with Mediterranean flavors: quinoa, cucumbers, tomatoes, black olives, red onion, extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon and a little feta cheese combined make a healthy salad with fresh and clean ingredients.

Saturday: salad with chicken and quinoa

To continue being protected during the summer, the best thing is another protein-type salad with quinoa. This delicious salad consists of quinoa, roasted chicken, orange, spinach, cilantro, tomatoes, and a lime vinaigrette. Its delicious flavor and delicacy make it one of the best salads.

Sunday: Mexican Crispy Avocado Salad

To end the week as a family, what better way to do it than to share a nutritious and colorful salad. Nutritionists recommend preparing healthy but colorful foods to improve well-being. It is based on avocado, black beans, corn, onion, cherry tomato and lime vinaigrette. Sprinkle a little coriander over it and expect one of the most delicious flavors on the palate.

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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