Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in weight loss
Improves bone and muscle health
Lowers blood pressure
May reduce risk of heart disease

Nutrition:

Serving size: 2 cups; Calories: 16; Fat: 0.2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 8mg; Carbs: 3.2g; Fiber:2g; Sugars: 1.2g; Protein: 1.2g; Potassium: 6% DV; Vitamin A: 162%DV; Vitamin C: 6%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 4%DV

Did You Know?

  • This lettuce was grown by the Romans, which gives it the name Romaine. In Europe it is called Cos lettuce – named after the Greek island Kos in the Aegean Sea where it was grown
  • To get the most out of your romaine, cut off bottom core and remove any brown or damaged leaves before storing

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Grilled
  • Sauteed

Farming Trivia:

  • Most of the romaine consumed in the United States is grown in Florida
  • Romaine grown in the open have a much better flavor than those grown in hothouses

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.