A variety of vegetables in a salad can provide an abundance of nutrients to help fight disease. Beware of salad dressings which can contain unhealthy levels of fats.
Review Date 2/2/2019
Updated by: Emily Wax, RD, CNSC, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.