Choose plump heads, heady for their size, with tightly closed leaves. Pull back one leaf to check heart for any black blemishes. During winter, white blistered or bronze appearance does not affect quality.
Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Very low in sodium, Low in calories
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Iceberg lettuce is fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Iceberg lettuce is very low in sodium.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Iceberg lettuce is very low in sodium.
- Iceberg lettuce, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Iceberg lettuce contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.
Rinse head upon purchase; dry on paper towels. Refrigerate in plastic bag for use within 1 week.
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