Eat This!

Superfoods: Lettuce

Poor lettuce is always getting overlooked—even at the salad bar.

Eat This!

Superfoods: Lettuce

Poor lettuce is always getting overlooked—even at the salad bar.

Healthy eaters scoff as they go straight for the kale or spinach. But this nutritional Clark Kent is ready to take its place among the superfoods. The unassuming salad base is more nutritionally dense than King kale, and two generous cups of lettuce provides 100 percent of your daily vitamin K requirement for strong, healthy bones. Next time you're scanning the salad bar, making sure you give this classic green a second glance a second chance on your plate.