Tomatoes are a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C. And these two components help the body to get rid of harmful free radicals in our blood. However, to absorb Vitamin C into the system, the tomatoes need to be eaten raw, so bring on the salads.


  • Shredded lettuce, 6 cups
  • Medium  tomatoes, cut into slices, 6 cups
  • Oil and vinegar salad dressing, 1/4 cup
  • Snipped chives, 1 teaspoon
  • Dried thyme, 1/4 teaspoon


  1. In a salad bowl, place the tomatoes and lettuce.

  2. Now stir thyme, chives and salad dressing and blend well.

  3. Sprinkle the dressing over the salad and keep tossing gently.

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