Garden lettuce Nutrition Label

Garden lettuce Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 11kcal (48 kj)
2%
Carbohydrates 1.04g
0%
Sugars 0.76g
Starch 0.27g
Sucrose 0.05g
Maltose 0.05g
Fructose 0.37g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.29g
Protein 0.94g
1%
Fat 0.12g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.06g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.00g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.02g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 8.50mg
Iron 0.70mg
4%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 56.00mg
6%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 23.00mg
2%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper -
0%
Salt 58.60mg
3%
Selenium 0.20ug
0%
Vitamin e 0.63mg
4%
Zinc 0.50mg
6%
Vitamin c 2.69mg
4%
Vitamin b12 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a (rae) 81.63ug
12%
Vitamin b1 0.03mg
3%
Vitamin b2 0.02mg
2%
Vitamin b6 0.10mg
8%
Manganese -
0%
Magnesium 21.00mg
7%
Potassium 360.00mg
16%
Fluoride -
0%
Phosphorus 40.00mg
6%
Vitamin k 115.00ug
128%
Fibre, total 1.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 1.20g
5%
Niacin equivalents 0.40mg
3%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 38.60ug
10%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 96.47g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Garden lettuce

What is GARDEN LETTUCE?

Garden lettuce, also known as leaf lettuce or looseleaf lettuce, is a type of lettuce that grows in loose, open heads with tender, delicate leaves. It is often used in salads for its mild, sweet flavor and crisp texture. Garden lettuce comes in various types, including green leaf, red leaf, and oak leaf, each offering a slightly different taste and appearance.

What are the health benefits of garden lettuce?

Garden lettuce is a low-calorie food that is high in water content, making it a great choice for hydration. It is also a good source of vitamins A and K, which are important for eye health and bone strength. Additionally, lettuce contains folate, a B-vitamin that supports cell division and growth.

GARDEN LETTUCE Health Risks

Garden lettuce, like other leafy greens, can pose a risk of foodborne illnesses if not handled and washed properly. It may carry bacteria such as E. coli or Salmonella, which can cause gastrointestinal issues. To reduce the risk, ensure to wash garden lettuce thoroughly before consumption and store it in the refrigerator to maintain its freshness.

How much garden lettuce should I eat per day?

The recommended amount of garden lettuce to eat per day can vary based on individual dietary needs and preferences. As a general guideline, aiming for 1-2 cups of garden lettuce per day as part of your overall vegetable intake can contribute towards meeting your daily nutritional requirements.

GARDEN LETTUCE Allergies

Lettuce allergies are rare but can occur in some individuals. Lettuce is a member of the Asteraceae family, which includes ragweed and other plants that can cause allergies in some people. If you suspect a lettuce allergy, it's essential to consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and management.

Garden lettuce Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Garden lettuce

Fat 12%
Carbohydrates 46%
Protein 42%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Garden lettuce. See full profile

Tryptophan 1%
Methionine 1%
Cystine 1%
Histidine 2%
Tyrosine 3%
Serine 3%
Proline 4%
Phenylalanine 5%
Alanine 5%
Glycine 5%
Threonine 5%
Valine 6%
Arginine 6%
Leucine 7%
Isoleucine 7%
Lysine 7%
Aspartic acid 13%
Glutamic acid 16%

Component Breakdown for Garden lettuce

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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