Spring weight loss tips

Fresh vegetables are a great source of vitamins we need after a long winter. A crispy lettuce salad will help you lose weight and feel good. Learn how to prepare it.

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>> Lettuce salad “Green Spring”

Greetings,

After a long winter you may feel a little bit tired and listless. Pamper yourself with fresh greens and juicy fruits. Fresh vegetable salad is a vitamin cocktail; it is easy to prepare and tasty to eat.

Raw vegetables contain plenty of vitamins and minerals and very few calories. A portion of vegetable salad before the main meal will tame your appetite and save you up to 200 calories.

Try a salad with plenty of crispy green lettuce, which is a good source of vitamins A, C, K and minerals (calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus). Lettuce is very good for your health. It is low in calories so it helps you keep your waistline trim. Moreover, lettuce decreases the cholesterol level and helps to avoid heart diseases.

Lettuce salad “Green Spring”

Preparation time: 15 minutes.

Ingredients:
1 fresh head lettuce, shredded
3 stalks celery, chopped
1 tomato, sliced
1 green pepper, sliced
3 fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon grated cheese

Dressing:
1 tablespoon olive oil with lemon juice

Directions:
Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl (except dressing). Add dressing just before serving.

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