Monday, September 10, 2012 by: Raw Michelle
The standard dismissal by addicts of the western style diet is that salads are made up of rabbit food, and just as bird food is inadequate for the sustenance of a lion, salads are unsuitable for meeting the nutrient needs of humans.
A study conducted on over 17500 men and women has conclusively demonstrated that the consumption of typical salad ingredients increases the incidence and concentration of several micronutrients in the bloodstream. These individuals experienced elevated levels of folic acid, vitamin C, vitmin E, lycopene, and beta carotene.
Because of these levels, researchers have calculated that both men and women have a far greater chance of meeting their daily recommended intake of vitamin C. While most people recognize that vitamin C is important, and that it comes from citrus fruits and dark green vegetables, many fail to recognize the pivotal role it plays in the functioning of many systems of the body.