Nutrient Content: It is an excellent source of vitamin A. The greener the leaf, the more nutrients it provides. Green leaf lettuce is the most nutritious variety when stacked up next to iceberg and romaine.
Benefits: It has vitamins which help you have healthy eyes and skin. It is low in calories while packs a whole lot of crunch.
Usage: It is easy to incorporate them into the diet as they taste well as a stir-fry or when combined with lentils.
Washing Instructions: To prepare your green leaf lettuce, remove its core and rinse with cold water.
Storage Tips: Pat dry and wrap in paper towels and a plastic bag before storing in the crisper for up to a week. Beware which fruits you store your lettuce near: apples, pears and bananas release a ripening agent that can shorten its lifespan.