How Many Calories in Lunch Salad

Lunch is an important meal of the day but it is said and believed that lunch should not be a very heavy meal. For this reason, many people prefer to have salad for their lunch. Lunch salad can be of many types depending upon the ingredients that you add to it. For example, broccoli salad, vegetable salad, fruit salad etc can be eaten as lunch salads. The number of calories in lunch salad depends upon the items you toss into it and the quantity of the ingredients. The following given part of the article will tell more about the calorie content of different kinds of lunch salads.

Calories in Lunch Salad

Vegetable salad is a common type of a lunch salad, 1 ½ cup of which contains 33 calories in total. The nutritional grade given to this salad is A. Out of the 33 calories present in a lunch salad, 2% come from sodium and 2% come from total carbohydrates.  There are many benefits of this type of a lunch salad and these include high amount of vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin A, Vitamin B6, high amount of thiamin, large quantities of riboflavin, potassium, phosphorus, niacin, manganese, magnesium and iron. Infact this salad does not have any cholesterol and sugar as well and the quantity of saturated fat too is very low.

Swiss chalet is a company which makes yummy garden salad without dressing.1 serving which is 162 grams of this particular lunch salad contains about 30 calories of which 1% comes from sodium, 2% come from total carbohydrates and 12% come from dietary fiber content. The good points about this salad are that it has high amount of vitamin C, high amount of vitamin A and large quantity of dietary fiber as well. Due to these reasons, the nutrition grade given to this particular salad is A.