Nutrition Benefits

Low in calories: helps prevent weight gain.

Vitamin A: helps with seeing at night and helps immune system.


Greens: Look for greens that are a deep green color and have crisp leaves. Avoid greens that have thick stems.

Lettuce: Look for lettuce that is a bright color and has crisp leaves. Avoid lettuce that is starting to brown.


Store in refrigerator in a plastic bag for 3 to 5 days. Store lettuce as a whole head.


Separate the leaves of the head. Rinse the leaves under cool running water several times until the water runs clear.


Tear the leaves into smaller pieces for a salad. Add greens into a simmering soup or your smoothie for an extra boost.

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