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Tabouli (Tabbouleh) Salad - Therapeutic Thursday Recipe

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For the health-conscious consumer, a Mediterranean dish like the Lebanese Tabouli (Tabbouleh) Salad is a sure pick. However, its popularity today has soared high beyond the health-conscious consumer and into the lives of busy professionals and stay-at-home moms. Across various demographics, the American diet has been customized to include Mediterranean salads. 

So, what is so special about the Tabouli (Tabbouleh) Salad? This recipe makes a super healthy meal that is moderate in calories and has a great balance of healthy carbohydrates, fats, proteins, and dietary fibers. This great combination of macro-nutrients provides our bodies with a steady pace of energy throughout the day and regulates healthy blood sugars. 

The Tabouli (Tabbouleh) Salad recipe meets ~ 49% (3 oz equivalent) of MyPlate daily grain and 68% (2 cup equivalents) of MyPlate vegetable requirements on a 2000-calorie diet. Uniquely, it is also an excellent source of dietary fiber 17 grams (61% of DV) and vitamins C and K (> 100% of DV). 

Dietary fibers are well known to promote digestive health, regulate blood sugar, and promote healthy weight. Vitamin C is a safe antioxidant that strengthens our immune system and protects our bodies from many diseases. Vitamin K is important for the blood clotting response to injuries. 

Health Rating and Therapeutic Health Benefits 

NutriPledge rates the Tabouli (Tabbouleh) Salad dish as a Green Yellow Dot | Well balanced Meal in our food rating system. (Food Coach). Here is what that rating entails. 

  • Moderate in Calories per Serving 

  • Healthy Balance of Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein and Dietary Fiber 

  • Dense in Health Promoting Nutrients and Other Compounds 

  • Excellent Source of Vitamin C 

  • Excellent Source of Vitamin K 

  • No Trans-fat 

  • No Artificial Color  

  • No Unknown Ingredients 


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Disclaimer: Please note that this page is not medical advice. This can only be used as general guidance to a healthy and balanced diet for your health and wellness. This food does not ensure an adequate or inadequate and safe intake level for a single person. Please consult your healthcare provider and check out our Medical Nutrition Therapy services for the meal plan that is right for you! 

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Disclaimer! Please note that this page is not medical advice. It offers only general guidance for a healthy and balanced diet. This food does not guarantee an adequate or safe intake level for any individual. Please consult your healthcare provider and explore our Medical Nutrition Therapy services for a meal plan tailored to your needs.