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Lettuce, Iceberg

Lettuce, Iceberg (Includes Crisphead Types), Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin K.

The food contains 3.17g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 0.9 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Lettuce, Iceberg (Includes Crisphead Types), Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat7%
 Calories from Carbs72%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A501.9 IU10%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent25 mcg
Alpha Carotene4 mcg
Beta Carotene299 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin277 mcg
Vitamin C2.8 mg4.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0.18 mg0.6%Mid 40%Average
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.1 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K24.1 mcg30.1%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.04 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.02 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.12 mg0.62%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.04 mg2.1%Bottom 30%Low
Folate29 mcg7.2%Top 30%High
Food Folate29 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents29 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.09 mg0.91%Mid 40%Average
Choline6.7 mg
Betaine0.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium18 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.41 mg2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium7 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus20 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium141 mg4%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium10 mg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.15 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.02 mg1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.12 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.1 mcg0.14%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate3.2 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.2 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars2 g
Sucrose50 mg
Glucose910 mg
Fructose1000.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein0.9 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan9 mg
Threonine25 mg
Isoleucine18 mg
Leucine25 mg
Lysine24 mg
Methionine5 mg
Cystine5 mg
Phenylalanine23 mg
Tyrosine7 mg
Valine24 mg
Arginine15 mg
Histidine9 mg
Alanine25 mg
Aspartic Acid125 mg
Glutamic Acid194 mg
Glycine15 mg
Proline10 mg
Serine25 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.14 g0.22%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.02 g0.09%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids52 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids21 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water95.6 g
Ash0.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 14 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.14 g 0.22%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g 0.09%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10 mg 0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 3.2 g 1.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 0.9 g 1.8%

Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 4.7%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 2.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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