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Romaine lettuce

  • Mostly used for Caeser and chop salads, romaine lettuce is also seen in other kinds of food, such as soups, sandwiches and wraps. It can also be grilled.

  • Lettuce is:

    • an excellent source of beta carotene (vitamin A) which is needed for healthy skin, bones, and eyes.

    • an excellent source of folate, which is needed for healthy cells and the healthy growth of babies during pregnancy.

    • an excellent source of vitamin K which is essential for blood clotting, bone health while helping in fighting heart diseases.

  • Lettuce has a high water content and very low calories (17kcal in 100g).

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