Lettuce (Cos) has about 8 calories and 1-2 grams of carbohydrates per cup. Although it’s low in fibre, it’s high in minerals, such as calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, and potassium. Cos is also packed with vitamin C, vitamin K, and folate. It is one of the more nutritious varieties of lettuce.
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Cos (Romaine) lettuce is a tall lettuce with rigid leaves that are tightly packed together. The leaves are dark green, with the inner leaves having less colour. Some consider it the most flavourful lettuce variety. A key ingredient of Caesar salad.
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