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How to Make a Healthy Side Salad (Page 5)

Homemade Salad Dressing

Toss With Dressing

Toss with 1/4 cup dressing. Fats in the dressing make it easier for you to absorb fat-soluble nutrients like lycopene in tomatoes and lutein and zeaxanthin in yellow and green veggies, including corn and zucchini. Plus when you make your own vinaigrette you can opt for olive or canola oil instead of soy oil or sunflower oil, which are found in most bottled dressings and are full of omega-6 fatty acids.

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