September 14, 2012

Comparing nutrient density in lettuce (aka Lettuce Smackdown!)

When people think of salad greens usually they think of lettuce.  Even I do, despite the fact that I have a mediocre opinion of it.  But lettuce is what people like and know - so what kind is the most nutritious?  Happily someone else has already thought that question and found the data.  No Baloney, a dietitian and nutrion scientist duo, have compared looseleaf, romaine and mesclun mix.  I know, I know - mesclun is made of more than just lettuce, which may be why they declared it the winner based on nutrient density.

For the full face-off see the article here

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