Lettuce: romaine

U.S

Romaine Lettuce is a variety of head forming lettuce has deep green, long leaves with a crisp texture and deep taste.

A dieter's dream, romaine lettuce has about 8 caloriesand 1-2 grams of carbohydrates per cup. Although it's low in fiber, it's high in minerals, such as calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, and potassium. It's naturally low in sodium. Plus, romaine lettuce is packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate.