Lettuce leaves are one of the very low-calorie green vegetables. many phytonutrients that possess health promoting and disease prevention properties. Vitamins in lettuce are plentiful. Its fresh leaves are an excellent source of several Vitamin-A and β-carotenes, Vitamin A is required for maintaining healthy mucosa and skin and is also essential for vision. Consumption of natural fruits and vegetables rich in flavonoids helps to protect the body from lung and oral cavity cancers.
It is a rich source of vitamin-K
fresh leaves contain good amounts folates and vitamin C
Vitamin C is a powerful natural antioxidant; regular consumption of foods rich in vitamin-C helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals.
healthy amounts of minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, and potassium, which are very much essential for body metabolism.
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