Mix It Up!

Variety is the spice of life. And variety can help boost a salad's nutritional value. Salads with an assortment of healthy ingredients tantalize your taste buds and deliver a powerful nutritional punch.

Medically Reviewed By: Haines, Cynthia MD | Last Review Date: Oct 9, 2012

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