Lettuce – strong Calming Effect, contains Essential B complex Vitamins

The Ancient Romans had a habit to overeat for dinner and to eat lettuce afterwards as a remedy for sleep. Those who search for food with a calming effect should consume lettuce as a main and only food for dinner. This effect is a result of the substances that a chemically similar to opium, however totally non toxic and do not cause addiction.

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Lettuce has relatively high level of proteins, and in combination with legumes provides all the necessary amino acids for the human body. Only 100g of lettuce are sufficient for a quarter of the daily need of Pro-vitamin A. It contains essential B complex vitamins that maintain the stability of the nervous system.

It is rich in potassium, has significant amounts of calcium, phosphorus and magnesium, as well as trace elements of zinc, copper and manganese causing a very beneficial effect of the Stomach functioning and the alkalinity of the Blood.

NUTRITION VALUE IN 100 grams(0.22 lbs) OF RAW EATING PART
Energy 16 kcal Proteins 1.62 g
Carbohydrate 0.670 g Dietary Fiber 1.70 g
Vitamin A 260.0 µg Vitamin B1 0.100 mg
Vitamin B2 0.100 mg Vitamin B3 0.700 mg
Vitamin B6 0.047 mg Vitamin B9 136 µg
Vitamin C 24.0 mg Vitamin E 0.440 mg
Sodium 8.0 mg Calcium 36.0 mg
Phosphor 45.0 mg Magnesium 6.0 mg
Iron 1.100 mg Potassium 290 mg
Zinc 0.250 mg Total Fat 0.200 g
Saturated Fat 0.026 g Cholesterol 0