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Lettuce nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Lettuce, green leaf, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Lettuce rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Lettuce
richer than 90% foods
Rich in Vitamin A, RAE
richer than 77% foods
richer than 75% foods
Rich in Folate, food
richer than 69% foods
Rich in Carotene, beta
richer than 63% foods
90% Vitamin A
77% Vitamin A, RAE
75% Vitamin C
69% Folate, food
63% Carotene, beta
Explanation: This food contains more Vitamin A than 90% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (10%) which contain more Vitamin A, this food itself is rich in Vitamin A more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Vitamin A, RAE, Vitamin C, Folate, food and Carotene, beta

Lettuce Glycemic index (GI)

32
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 3%
1.36 g of 50 g
3%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.15 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
2.87 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
94.98 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.64 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 15
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 28mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 3g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 36mg 4%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 194mg 6%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 36 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 0.86 mg of 18 mg 5%
Magnesium: 13 mg of 400 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 29 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Potassium: 194 mg of 3,500 mg 6%
Sodium: 28 mg of 2,400 mg 1%
Zinc: 0.18 mg of 15 mg 1%
Copper: 0.029 mg of 2 mg 1%
Manganese: 0.25 mg of 2 mg 13%
Selenium: 0.6 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: 13.6 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
36 mg
TOP 40%
Manganese
0.25 mg
TOP 48%
Potassium
194 mg
TOP 60%
Iron
0.86 mg
TOP 65%
Magnesium
13 mg
TOP 77%
Sodium
28 mg
TOP 79%
Choline
13.6 mg
TOP 82%
Phosphorus
29 mg
TOP 84%
Zinc
0.18 mg
TOP 86%
Selenium
0.6 mg
TOP 88%
Copper
0.029 mg
TOP 89%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 7405 IU of 5,000 IU 148%
Vitamin E : 0.22 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 IU of 400 IU 0%
Vitamin C: 9.2 mg of 60 mg 15%
Vitamin B1: 0.07 mg of 2 mg 5%
Vitamin B2: 0.08 mg of 2 mg 5%
Vitamin B3: 0.375 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin B5: 0.134 mg of 10 mg 1%
Vitamin B6: 0.09 mg of 2 mg 5%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 126.3 µg of 80 µg 158%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
7405 µg
TOP 10%
Vitamin C
9.2 µg
TOP 25%
Vitamin K
126.3 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin B1
0.07 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B6
0.09 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B2
0.08 µg
TOP 73%
Vitamin E
0.22 µg
TOP 74%
Vitamin B3
0.375 µg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B5
0.134 µg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 9 mg of 280 mg 3%
Threonine: 59 mg of 1,050 mg 6%
Isoleucine: 84 mg of 1,400 mg 6%
Leucine: 79 mg of 2,730 mg 3%
Lysine: 84 mg of 2,100 mg 4%
Methionine: 16 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 55 mg of 1,750 mg 3%
Valine: 70 mg of 1,820 mg 4%
Histidine: 22 mg of 700 mg 3%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.02 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.082 g
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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