Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in red blood cell formation
Aids in weight loss
Improves bone and muscle health

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 7 Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 3mg; Carbs: 1g; Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 1g; Protein: 1g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 36%DV; Vitamin C: 3%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 4%DV

Did You Know?

  • The average American eats approximately 30 pounds of lettuce each year, which is five times what was eaten in 1900
  • Darker Green lettuce leaves are more nutritious than lighter green leaves
  • Also known as boston, butterhead lettuce

 

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • In salads

Farming Trivia:

  • In 2009 California produced more than 75% of the nation's head lettuce
  • Lettuce is a vegetable that is much immune to any form of preservation

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.