Filling Salads: 6 Ways to Make a Salad That Actually Satisfies Your Hunger, According to an R.D.

If you are not in the mood to add grain to your salad, you can also try pairing your salad with half of a sandwich.

2. Embrace fat-based dressing.

Studies suggest that fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) are better absorbed when fat is consumed with them. In fact, in a study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers compared how well participants absorbed nutrients after eating salads with varying levels of fat. The participants who ate a salad with a fat-free dressing had almost no absorption of the nutrients alpha- and beta-carotene (precursors to vitamin

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