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five reasons to... PUT ROMAINE LETTUCE IN YOUR SALAD.

1 THE leaves of the romaine lettuce, below, are the perfect supplement to a weight-loss plan as they only contain 17 calories per serving. In addition, they also have a lot of water which can help you feel full quicker when eating.

2 IT contains a lot of fibre (2g per serving) which acts as a sponge to push waste through your bowels.

3 ROMAINE lettuce is also a good source of vitamin C which we all need daily.

4 ALSO known as cos lettuce, it is high in vitamin K - important in helping your blood clot and also to build strong bones.

5 THIS crunchy lettuce also contains potassium which is essential for not only heart health, but also for muscle strength.

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jul 5, 2016
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