Today, many people are overweight worldwide. Many times this overweight is caused by some kind of disease or an eating disorder.
There are people who suffer from eating disorders and do not control the amount and type of food they eat, which results in overweight.
If you want to lose weight, the best way is eating healthy and exercising your body to avoid the accumulation of fat and help your body burn the existing body fat.
There are natural foods that can help you in your goals of a healthier diet and this is the example of foods that contains the following salad.
Greek salad for weight loss
The secret of the Greeks to lose weight is to keep a healthy metabolism (fast) and to base their diets on vegetables and cheeses.
Here’s how to prepare a classic Greek salad ideal for weight loss.
- 1 cup of chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 chopped cucumber
- 1/2 green pepper, thinly sliced
- 1/2 red onion chopped into slices or small cubes
- 1/4 cup of black olives, whole or chopped
- 1/2 cup of feta cheese or cream cheese cut into cubes
- 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 teaspoon of crushed dried oregano
- Juice of one lemon
- A pinch of salt or pepper (optional)
Step 1: put all the ingredients in a bowl except the olive oil, the lemon juice, the oregano and the feta cheese. Then we proceed to mix a little with a spoon, after which we proceed to add the feta and move a bit more in a gentle way.
Step 2: In a bowl put the ingredients that will be our dressing, which are: the juice of a lemon, half a teaspoon of crushed dried oregano, a tablespoon of olive oil, and optionally add a pinch of salt or pepper. Then we proceed to mix with a spoon.
Step 3: pour over the salad the dressing we prepared in step #2
This salad is quite low in calories and rich in nutrients, which will help you lose weight if you take a balanced diet.