Lettuce is a leaf vegetable that belongs to the daisy family. It has a crunchy and mild sweet test. This leaf has been cultivated as more than a vegetable. It is an annual plant that can be harvest whole the year.
Lettuce is low in fiber but it has high water content. It provides calcium, potassium, and folate. Lettuce possesses anti-inflammatory properties that help in controlling inflammatory. One of the particular benefit of lettuce that it induces sleep. It has no harmful side effects. It also helps control anxiety.
As lettuce is a leaf vegetable it most often used in salads. It also used as a food wrap. Another way of having lettuce is to make juice by combining it with other fruits.