Monday, April 29, 2019

All benefits of eating lettuce, explained in simple words

All benefits of eating lettuce, explain in simple words:

Well there are many things to eat in this world but does it feel good if you don't know what benefits you get after eating ?

So in this article you will come to know about, benefits of eating lettuce, Nutrition in lettuce, why should we eat lettuce daily ?lettuce vs.other vegetables, ways to eat lettuce.


All benefits of eating lettuce|explained in simple words
All benefits of eating lettuce|explained in simple words 


Benefits of eating lettuce 

1.weight loss benefit 

Eating lettuce
Weight loss benefit of eating lettuce

There are many vitamins present in lettuce and  because of low calories, lettuce is helpful for those who are suffering from over weight and consumption of lettuce regularly  is a great method of loosing weight, just you need to do is eat lettuce every day after taking your meal and you will see good result.

2.Good for bones -

Healthy bones lettuce
Healthy bones, lettuce

lettuce contains calcium and iron which is responsible for human bones, and that is why consumption of lettuce will result in a strong and healthy bones. But it doesn't mean that eating lettuce once or twice a week will make you iron Man, take lettuce regularly on a medium amount and you will see the benefits.

3. Reduces heart diseases

Lettuce benefits
Healthy heart- lettuce 

there are many diseases which occur due to lack of some simple vitamins or nutrition, and people suffer because of this but, if you consume lettuce regularly then you will stay free from all heart diseases.

4.Good health - 

Good health by eating lettuce
Good health by eating lettuce 


of course this is a benefit which we get from many vegetables and fruits, but you will be happy when you will hear that lettuce was first used even as herbal medicine and, it was because lettuce has got many nutrition in it.

In this world a lots of diseases has been found. And some diseases are very dangerous. But regular consumption of healthy nutritious food can keep you far and save from those diseases.

Not only lettuce but people should also focus on all other green leafy vegetables and fruits because, they contain a lots of nutrition on them and those nutrition are always required by human body.

5. cures diabetes-

Lettuce cure diabetes
Lettuce cure diabetes

if you eat too much of sweet products and you worry, because diabetes is caused mainly because of eating sweet products in much amount. But if you consume lettuce regularly then you don't need to worry for diabetes, and lettuce also helps to cure diabetes.

6.It keeps blood pressure under control - 

Image showing ,good blood pressure
Image showing ,good blood pressure


this is a great benefit of consuming lettuce. if you consume lettuce daily then you don't need to worry for high or low blood pressure, lettuce provide such nutrition which will always keep your blood pressure normal.thanks to Greeks who introduced lettuce as a food crop.

7.Very helpful for pregnant women -

Lettuce is good for pregnant womens
Lettuce is good for pregnant women

while in pregnancy, there are many things which can cause bad effect on mother as well as for baby too, that's why they are forbidden to eat everything, to let their baby grow well, but beside this if they consume things like lettuce then it will be a positive impact on the health of mother and baby.

8. Controls some type of cancer -

Lettuce save people from cancer
Lettuce save people from cancer 


the present of some useful vitamins and omenga 3 in lettuce, make it useful for us, there are different types of cancer, in case of lung cancer, lettuce prevents it to attack our lunch.This vitamin is present in all type of lettuce which are available in our environment

9.sleep well

Lettuce causes sleep
Lettuce causes sleep 

Lettuce have some important fluids in it, which carries many useful benefits for us, this fluid can be found in all types of lettuce, its main benefit for us is that it causes sleep, this means  consumption of lettuce results in a good sleep.there are many people who don't get a good sleep because of tension, depression or any other factor.it is highly recommend to consume lettuce if anyone have a sleeping problem.

10.lost of useful vitamins 

Lettuce contains all important vitamins
Lettuce contains all important vitamins

Lettuce is full of vitamins which are able to meet many type of nutrition requirements in the body, eating lettuce will keep a balance of those vitamins to help body grow well and healthy. Some examples of those vitamins are given below 


  • Vitamin A- this vitamin is required in many useful parts of our body, the most advantages gained by lettuce goes to our vision power that is our eyes, ya sounds well! And regular consumption of lettuce will keep your eyes safe from all eye diseases,vision power is not decreased if you provide vitamin A regularly to your body.
Some more sources of vitamin A are -

  1. Carrots
  2. Papaya
  3. Barriers 
  4. Other dark green leafy vegetables-spinach,  broccoli
  5. Fruits - orange and yellow fruits 
  6. Juices 
  7. Eggs 

  • Vitamin c- this useful vitamin is also found in lettuce, its main job in our body is to glow our skin, and makes our skin healthy, there are some more benefits of vitamin C.read here 

Some more sources of vitamin c are 
  1. Orange 
  2. Lemon 
  3. Unripe mango (not recommended for regular consumption)
  4. Cauliflower
  5. Potatoes
  6. Broccoli
  7. Tomatoes and its juices 
  8. Strawberries
  9. Spinach
  10. Cabbage
  • Vitamin k-it is a important vitamin for blood and bones, vitamin k helps in blood clothing system and it's also useless for the metabolism of human bones, there are some more useful benefits of vitamin k.lack of vitamin k can cause bleeding.and excess consumption of vitamin can cause kidney disease.(too much vitamin k)
Some more sources of vitamin k are -
  1. Spinach
  2. Broccoli
  3. Banana
  4. Other green leafy vegetables
  5. Fruits
  6. Cereals
  • Vitamin B, calcium, iron and some more useful things present in lettuce, these are not mentioned in details because they are almost benefited to us like those vitamins which are already discussed in this article.

11.strong muscles and bones 

Regular consumption of lettuce is beneficial for human muscles
Regular consumption of lettuce is beneficial for human muscles

We have already discussed about bones but it was about good and healthy bones, only and here we if we talk about muscles and bones then of course lettuce is very helpful for it.lettuce helps our muscles to grow well and consumption of lettuce while in workout age, will boost the growth of muscles, it is because lettuce contains proteins, which is found in vegetables too.you can also consume cereals(beans)for protein.

12. Lettuce helps to kill pain 

Lettuce is a pain killer
Lettuce is a pain killer

If you are a regular consumer of lettuce, you will never noticed this benefit because you will never feel normal body pains, this is only because you are eating lettuce daily, but for those who doesn't consume lettuce, start consuming from now, become a lettuce consumer you will feel this benefit. 

Lettuce contains some chemicals which acts as a pain killer there is no side effect of this benefit. The only thing you need to do is eat lettuce daily either by boiling or in salads.

13.Always available for you

All the vegetables are not available through out the year. This is because of the climatic condition requirements of plants. And people have to wait for the seasons so that they can get their favorite vegetables.
Benefits of eating lettuce
An image of lettuce


But lettuce is available throughout the year.there are many types of lettuce and some of them are available even in summer season, you can either go to purchase them from market or you can simply grow at your home and consume lettuce whole year.

The only thing you have to understand is that, all lettuce are not similar some have got different taste, do you don't have to focus on the changes. Just take lettuce as a source of nutrition for your health.


Some more information about lettuce 

Lettuce is an annual crop which was discovered by Greeks,at first they used lettuce to produce oil and later on the consumption of lettuce leaves started, and it was spread all over the world.
And people started eating lettuce leaves as salads because lettuce is a great vegetable for making salad, in India lettuce is called as lettuce leaves.

 There are many things you must know about lettuce.once in the history  a type of lettuce was considered as dangerous for consumption, it was because of some incident happened in past, some people of a country were badly effected by consuming romaine lettuce, and it was because of a bacteria which occurred in lettuce from irrigation system.and because of this, people stopped consumption of lettuce.but after deep research it was found  that the problem was not in lettuce but in the irrigation system.

So again people started consuming lettuce as it was safe.

Types of lettuce 

There are different types of lettuce; 
  1. Romaine lettuce 
  2. Better lettuce 
  3. Green leaf lettuce 
  4. Red leaf lettuce 
  5. Yellow lettuce 
  6. Arugula lettuce 
  7. Belgian Endive lettuce.

Proper ways of eating lettuce

There are many ways to eat lettuce buy it is necessary to know how and when you should eat. This is important because lettuce could have some bad impacts too if it is consumed as  improper ways:
  • Lettuce can be eaten row but before eating lettuce as salads, you must wash lettuce thoroughly so that it doesn't contain any dust particle on its leaves.
  • Don't eat lettuce without washing. At many places it is found that people are crazy of eating lettuce directly from fields.
  • If you don't like to eat lettuce in salads then you can boil lettuce with a little salt and you can enjoy your lettuce.
  • Don't eat lettuce with discolour leaves because, you may not know what are the causes behind discolour of lettuce leaves. That is a problem  found in many vegetables, and of course it is going to be a bad impact if you eat lettuce on that way.
  • You can add lettuce in your soups, it may be any type of soup, lettuce is going to add more taste in it so feel free to add lettuce in your every soup.
  • Many people says that lettuce is a salad plant and deny to add lettuce on curry but, it's totally wrong. Of course lettuce is a salad vegetable but it doesn't means that it won't give you taste in other methods of eating.
  • Lettuce can be eaten even by adding on chicken meat or any other meat.
  • Taking lettuce after your meal is highly recommend because it give you a good taste and add much more to your health.
  • Growing lettuce at home is one of the best way to consume lettuce for whole your whole life, try planting lettuce at your home, click here to learn about growing lettuce.

Lettuce vs. other vegetables

Well it is not a good choice to compare lettuce with other vegetables but to make people focus more on lettuce, this comparison has been done.

Of course lettuce is a vegetable but there are some special things about lettuce, which makes it more special.

Below given points are the benefits of lettuce over other vegetables

  • Lettuce is an annual crop which can be grown and harvested all over the year, in case of other vegetables there are many seasonal crops which are not available throughout the year.
  • Lettuce is plant which can easily be grow at home and a single lettuce plant can be used up to 60 days-other vegetables are not same as lettuce there are many crops which is harvested totally at once.
  • Lettuce is light weight- many other vegetables becomes burden in terms of storing and transportation.
  • Lettuce can easily be eater row- this benefit is not available with many other vegetables.
  • Lettuce are of more then 15 types which allow people to choose their favorite among all those types.

Drawbacks of lettuce when compared with other vegetables

  • Lettuce cannot be stored for a long time - while there are many vegetables which can be stored up to a month.
  • Lettuce becomes un fresh after some days - some vegetables looks as fresh as new, even for a week.
  • Lettuce cannot be transported like other vegetables, it has be maintained with proper care.
  • Lettuce plant needs much more water to grow which may not be required by many other crops.
Final words (conclusion)

All the information given in this article are based on Internet research and from reality experiments, this article aims to help people who want to know about benefits  of eating lettuce.

Therefore: if you have any questions regarding this article then leave a comment below, let us know how was the article helpful for you.

Note-  we get benefits of eating every every vegetable, but there are some like lettuce which also works are medicine food.

Regular consumption is the main thing. If people consume lettuce regularly then surely they will be benefited.

Never think that vegetables can cure every disease, but if you are suffering from any disease then you must go for treatment, and after that you can continue eating healthy food like vegetables.

Also read- how to grow lettuce ?

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