Lettuce Nutrition Label

Lettuce Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 13kcal (53 kj)
3%
Carbohydrates 0.98g
0%
Sugars 0.98g
Starch 0.00g
Sucrose 0.10g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 0.48g
Galactose -
Glucose 0.40g
Protein 1.12g
1%
Fat 0.20g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.10g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.01g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.03g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 8.50mg
Iron 0.70mg
4%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 56.00mg
6%
Chromium 1.00ug
4%
Sodium 23.00mg
2%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.05mg
0%
Salt 58.60mg
3%
Selenium 0.20ug
0%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.63mg
4%
Zinc 0.50mg
6%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 4.50mg
6%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 81.63ug
12%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.06mg
5%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.07mg
6%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.06mg
5%
Manganese 0.52mg
29%
Magnesium 21.00mg
7%
Potassium 360.00mg
16%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.02mg
1%
Phosphorus 40.00mg
6%
Vitamin k 115.00ug
128%
Fibre, total 1.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 1.20g
5%
Niacin equivalents, total 0.57mg
4%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 51.25ug
13%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 95.00g
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 Lettuce

What is LETTUCE?

Lettuce is a leafy green vegetable commonly used in salads and sandwiches. It is a good source of vitamins A and K, and also provides fiber and water, making it a hydrating and nutritious choice for a meal.

What are the health benefits of lettuce?

Lettuce is a low-calorie, nutrient-dense vegetable that is high in vitamin A, vitamin K, and folate. It also contains antioxidants and fiber, which can support digestive health and may lower the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and certain types of cancer.

What are the health risks of eating lettuce?

Lettuce is generally safe to eat and is low in calories and high in nutrients. However, there have been instances of contamination with bacteria such as E. coli, which can cause foodborne illness. To minimize the risk, it's important to wash lettuce thoroughly before consuming, and to store it properly to prevent bacterial growth.

How much lettuce should I eat per day?

The recommended daily serving of lettuce is about 1 1/2 to 2 cups. This can be easily incorporated into your diet by adding it to your salads, sandwiches, or wraps. Additionally, lettuce is low in calories and rich in nutrients, making it a great choice for a healthy diet.

Are lettuce allergies common?

Lettuce allergies are not common but can occur in some individuals. Symptoms of a lettuce allergy may include itching or swelling in the mouth or throat, hives, or digestive issues. If you suspect an allergy to lettuce, consult with a healthcare professional for evaluation and guidance.

Lettuce Calorie Breakdown

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

Fat 18%
Carbohydrates 38%
Protein 44%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in 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 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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