Saturday, April 6, 2019

romaine lettuce- what is romaine lettuce? Know in this article

What is romaine lettuce ?

We all  know that lettuce is a vegetable and it's good for health, but there are different type of lettuce, and in this article we will talk about romaine lettuce, what Is romaine lettuce? How  should we use it and why? is it good for our health ? Benefits of eating lettuce

Keep reading this article you will understand in details .
romaine lettuce |what is romaine lettuce ? Know in this article
romaine lettuce |what is romaine lettuce ? Know in this article 


Romaine lettuce (cos lettuce )

Romaine lettuce is a type of lettuce family also knows as Lactuca sativa.a variety of lettuce  that is grown in a tall head of sturdy dark green leaves from firm ribs down side of their center.

It is also type of lettuce like others.
It was first grown in North America, many people of that country liked romaine lettuce because of its taste and it is also a healthy crop with good nutrition value in it .

In North America romaine was sold as “hearts”
There was a simple technique of selling, the farmers cut the lettuce roots and removed the upper leaves to increase to looking quality of lettuce and after that they sold it in the market.

But once in history, north Americans and Canadian health organization centres warned people to stop consuming  romaine lettuce, as there were some reports which came out after certain research on romaine lettuce, the report said that people can get effected with adulterated  pathogenic E. coli bacteria.

The issues on romaine lettuce was founded by north America, after consumption of the lettuce people in some region  got sick, and the health agency of that country announced that people should not eat romaine lettuce because it's harm full  vegetable, in some states of north America, nearly 50 people got sick because of the romaine lettuce, and finally government declared that romaine lettuce should no longer be eaten by the people in that country, not for public consumer neither by the restaurants.

This problem in romaine lettuce was also founded in other countries too, like Canada and USA, there were several problems caused by romaine lettuce, like stomach cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea.
But according to report there was not a Serious problem which could led to death ,as not a single death was founded because of consuming romaine lettuce .

Is it safe to eat romaine lettuce now ?(romaine lettuce updates)

Yes, it is safe to consume romaine lettuce now in 2019, as far as the earlier reports there problems found in romaine lettuce was only because of a bacteria, which was believe to be caused by water harvesting sources for roamine lettuce.
As now there are no certain cases which was  founder earlier.
So we can easily consume romaine lettuce, but with some precautions like -

  1. Wash lettuce nicely before consumption 
  2. Throw the roots and cook the rest parts only 
  3. Throw away  the outer leaves of the lettuce 
  4. Don't eat those with unhealthy leaves
  5. Boil the lettuce in water before eating 
  6. Make salads by boiling the lettuce leaves
  7. Take fresh lettuce not the rotten one .
  8. Grow lettuce plants at your garden if possible 
  9. Eat lettuce in limited quantity a day 
  10. Don't consume lettuce if you really don't like it .
Romaine lettuce
Other types of  lettuce in fields 

Why is  romaine lettuce important ?

It is very important for us because of its position in vegetable category, it is one of the best vegetable, many people like to eat romaine lettuce as compared to other vegetables, it is because of its taste and nutrition facts.

Romaine lettuce is also a good looking vegetable. Which doesn't make you feel that you are taking a vegetable .
An image of lettuce
Leaves of lettuce 


Some benefits of taking romaine lettuce -

1. Good for health 

Like every other vegetables lettuce  contains many nutrition which make your health better, it is good for many things it cures many diseases too. daily consumption of lettuce will result in a better health and therefore a health life

2. It cures anemia 

There are many types of chemicals present on lettuce and if you are a lettuce consumer then u might be happy that you are not going to suffer with anemia 
And if you are already suffering with anemia then start taking romaine lettuce now. It will boost your health and help to cure anemia .

3.Contains lots of vitamins

There are many types of vitamins present in romaine lettuce as well as in other types of lettuce, if you consume lettuce daily then there will be a balance of all vitamins in your body and it will never make you feel lack of nutrition in body.

All vitamins present in lettuce are good in many ways for many parts of our body, if you are newly know to lettuce, then you must consume lettuce, it will give a better result.

4.Contains calcium and iron 

Calcium and iron are the nutrition which are responsible for the health of human bones, lack of calcium leads to weak bones, if you consume romaine lettuce in regular basis then it will boosts your bones by providing required amount of calcium and nutrition.

It doesn't take much effort to grow lettuce, the only thing you need to keep in mind is that the seeds of lettuce you buy, must be of good quality, we have a good experience with lettuce seeds, you can buy lettuce seeds in low costs online, check this page you will find listing of lettuce seeds, click there and buy at low cost.

How to grow romaine lettuce ?

In order to grow romaine lettuce, you will have to follow some simple steps.

  1. Get good quality seeds of romaine lettuce, make sure that the seeds are from updated source and promises to have a healthy plant.
  2. You need a small part of long where you can sow the seeds (nursery process).
  3. Add manures in the field, for good germination value.
  4. After sowing the seeds, make sure that you water the field.
  5. After that cover the whole part of land where you sow the seeds,
  6. After few days, the seeds will grow up, water them again.( lightly)
  7. Make sure to remove the seeds which grow along with the plant.
  8. When you see that the plant is ready( 4-5 inches) take them to the main field  and sow plant them.

To learn more read my article article about growing lettuce. Where I have explained the whole process for growing lettuce.

Final words (conclusion)

This article was about romaine lettuce, all details that people must know about romaine lettuce, is given in this article, therefore if you feel that I have missed any point and any important information, then feel free to comment us.

Your comment is important for us to ensure that our blog contents are proper explained.


Share this article with friends, let them know all about romaine lettuce.

Thank you for reading

Subscribe for latest information about lettuce.

Also read- how to harvest and plant lettuce?


0 comments: