Did You Know!?
- 1 cup of shredded Iceberg Lettuce has only 10 calories, 0 cholesterol, 2 grams of carbs, 1 gram of fiber, 1 gram of sugar and 1 gram of protein.
- Iceberg Lettuce is a good source of Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Iron and Potassium, Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate and Manganese.
- Due to its extremely low calorie content and high water volume, romaine lettuce — while often overlooked in the nutrition world — is actually a very nutritious food.
- Don’t rip up lettuce leaves. Tearing and chopping releases ripening enzymes that sap the nutrients, according to scientists at the UK’s Norwich Institute of Food Research. This strips away 94 percent of their cancer-fighting flavonoids.