4 Secrets to Making Power Salads

By Jessie Price, "Elements of a Power Salad," May/June 2010

Simple tips for more nutritious, delicious and beautiful salads.

2. The palette

Add plenty of vegetables for crunch, flavor and color. The more colors of vegetables you add, the more disease-fighting nutrients you get. For example, foods in the blue/purple/deep red range, such as radishes and eggplant, provide anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins, which are associated with keeping the heart and brain functioning well.

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