According to research backed by the American Heart Association, people who habitually consume a diet rich in fruits and vegetables experience a decreased risk of cardiovascular disease later in life. In fact, this study revealed that, of the 2500 test subjects monitored, women who ate about 9 daily servings and men who ate about 7 were 26% less prone to develop clogged arteries in older age.
In addition to supporting cardiovascular wellness, fresh produce contains essential nutrients like protein, antioxidants, fiber, and a plethora of other vitamins and minerals. So, incorporating more plant-based foods into your diet can yield balanced wellness and physical longevity.
The simplest, most straightforward way to boost your fruit and veggie intake is to replace that typical lunchtime sandwich with a crisp, colorful salad. Then, top it with this healthy homemade dressing which features the antioxidant-loaded nutritional supplement, Nutri Maqui. Your heart, immune system and other vital organs will thank you for giving them the nourishment they crave!
Nutri Maqui Superfruit Salad Dressing
½ cup Grapeseed Oil
1 tbsp. Nutri Maqui Superfruit Juice
1 tsp. Whole-Grain Dijon Mustard
½ tsp. Lemon Juice
- Pour all ingredients into a small decanter, then whisk until they are thoroughly combined.
- Chop a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables and raw nuts (e.g. carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, apples, raspberries, avocadoes, almonds, cashews), then arrange them over a bed of leafy greens (e.g. spinach, kale, arugula).
- Drizzle the dressing on top, then toss the salad to evenly distribute all ingredients before serving.
So. Many. Colors. Amiright?!
Huge thanks to Nutri Lifescience, LLC, for supplying the research, content and graphics for this post.