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Crisp as a Iceberg Lettuce

Updated: Jun 6, 2019

Iceberg lettuce is cool, has a crisp taste and makes a good wrap for any raw or cooked wholefood filling

We are a the tip of the iceberg as far as where we are and where we could be” Flip Saunders

Cool and Crisp Iceberg Lettuce
Cool and Crisp Iceberg Lettuce

10 benefits, interesting facts and uses of iceberg lettuce

  1. Iceberg lettuce is a good source for Potassium and Manganese, and contains significant amounts of Iron, Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus

  2. The iron content can help to fortify the body’s cells with oxygen. Iron can help against anemia or when the body has low blood cell count

  3. Iceberg lettuce has a high water content

  4. Iceberg lettuce has a high amount of Folate minerals. Folate is a B vitamin that helps to make DNA and genetic material

  5. Iceberg lettuce has Vitamin K, important for your blood, heart and bones

  6. Iceberg lettuce has manganese, that helps for your nervous system and immune system

  7. Iceberg lettuce is available all year-round and can be harvested around 65 to 130 days after sowing the seeds

  8. Iceberg lettuce has a long storage life

  9. If you worried about chemicals and toxins on iceberg lettuce, soak the leaves in apple cider vinegar and water and then pat them dry with non toxic cloth or wipes

  10. 100 grams of iceberg lettuce has approximately 3 grams of carbohydrates

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