The amazing health benefits of Romaine lettuce
Romaine lettuce is a fantastic leafy green that contains all 8 of the essential amino acids. It is also high in omega-3, calcium, and iron and has more vitamin C than an orange. Romaine is rich in beta carotene, folate, and vitamins E & K. The beta carotene and folic acid in romaine lettuce can reduce the risk of heart attacks and stroke, while the vitamins E & K can help balance blood sugar, strengthen muscles and bones, and build a healthy immune system.
It can also help to prevent the oxidation of cholesterol and its high silicon content helps to repair and renew joints, bones, arteries, and connective tissues. Romaine is also unique in that it contains very low levels of oxalic acid making it an ideal leafy green for those
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