The crispy Green Lettuce Leaves make a perfect part of our sandwiches and salads.
More About Green Lettuce Leaves
Green Lettuce Leaves is a green leaf vegetable, that belongs to the Asteraceae family. First believed to have been cultivated in Egypt and is now famous worldwide. A wide range, of shapes of lettuce leaves, are found such as Iceberg, Butterhead, Chinese, Romaine lettuce and Crisphead. The Colour of lettuce also varies from light green to dark leaves yellow to purple. Lettuce green leaves are crunchy and have a mild and sweet taste. They are grown for their leaves, stem and seeds. Lettuce is enjoyed in soups, salads, wraps and sandwiches. Not only do they add flavour to our food, but also highly nutritious and have multiple health benefits. They are also used in various folk medicine in the Mediterranean region.
Green Latus Nutritional Fact
100 grams of Green Lettuce Leaves contains:
- Energy: 55J
- Carbohydrates: 2.23g
- Fats: 0.22g
- Protein: 1.3g
- Water: 95.63g
They are rich in Vitamin A, folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Iron, Manganese and Calcium.
Health Benefits (Letus Pata Khane Ke Fayde)
- Lactucarium, a white milky substance found in green leaf lettuce, relaxes the body and induces sleep and has no harmful side effects.
- With 95% of water content, maintains fluid balance and keeps the body hydrated.
- Vegetable lettuce has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties and helps to protect the body from harmful microbes.
- Rich in Omega3 reduces the risk of hypertension, stroke, cardiac arrest and cardiovascular issues.
- Green Lettuce Leaves might help treat insomnia and preserve cognitive and memory function in old age.
Intact lettuce can be stored in the fridge. It can remain fresh for up to 3-4 days. You can also store it by cutting the stiff core and wrapping them in paper and placing it in a fridge.
Country of Origin: India
Sourced and marketed by: Pureroot