Iceberg lettuce is one of the main constituents in salads and is known for its crunchy texture. It is an excellent source of potassium and manganese, as well as a very good source of iron, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorous. It also contains traces of sodium, copper, and zinc. Iceberg lettuce is rich in vitamin A which is an essential vitamin required for healthy eyes, growth and development of bones and strengthening of immune system.
How to select and store Iceberg Lettuce?
Always select iceberg lettuce that is fresh and has crisp leaves. Avoid buying the ones that are slimy or wilted. Wash well before use to avoid any food-borne illness and store in a cool place.