Surprisingly Lettuce contains health beneficial bio-active compounds
Lettuce is low in calories, fat and sodium. It is a good source of fiber, iron, folate, and vitamin C. Lettuce is also a good source of various other health-beneficial bioactive compounds.
Some people are health concious and often think of skipping their meal and switching to only have lettuce or salad. Well if lettuce is the only thing you eat, you will obviously get sick, you‘re going to have serious health issues. It can lead to dangerous malnutrition, grave weight loss, and in women, infertility.
Iceberg variety of lettuce is low in calories and high in fiber, a combination that makes it a great choice for people trying to lose weight.
Despite its reputation for being a complete zero on the nutritional scale, iceberg lettuce provides significant amounts of vitamins A and K. It also has small amounts of many other healthy nutrients. Although it’s low in fiber, it has a high water content, making it a refreshing choice during hot weather.
Eaten before the meal, a salad loaded with low-calorie vegetables can help you feel full.
Which decreased you intake of calories and thus help for weight loss.