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.