Healthy Food Database

Iceberg lettuce
Iceberg lettuce is a cheap, densely packed, round head of leaves that are pale green in colour and very crispy. Of all the lettuces, iceberg is the least nutritious. It is 90% water and contains almost no nutrients.
Category: Vegetable
In Season: Spring
To Buy:
Buy crisp heads that are pale green with no wilted soft or discoloured leaves.
To Store:
Store iceberg in a plastic bag in the crisper of your refrigerator - will store for up to 5 days.
Tips & Tricks:
Salad leaves can be washed and dried easily and thoroughly with less damage to the leaves using a salad spinner.
Cooking Tips:
Can't be cooked.

Nutrition per 1 Cup:

Energy (kJ):
24
Protein (g):
0.5
Saturated Fat, g :
0.0
Folic Acid:
Amines:
Negligible
Glutamates:
n/a
Carbohydrates, g:
0.2
Fat (g):
0.1
Monosaturated Fat , g:
0.0
Potassium:
Salicylates:
Safe/negligible amount

Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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