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‘Experiencing Greens’ Explores Sensory Characteristics of Lettuce

By Jessica Foust, RDN

Descriptor Jessica Foust is a chef, registered dietitian and member of the Advisory Panel that oversees website content for lettuceinfo.org, …

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Lettuce Nutrition Facts

Lettuce Nutrition Facts

Want to learn lettuce nutrition facts, including nutritional value, benefits, and calories in lettuce? This page will help you understand …

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SPINACH AND KALE ARE HEALTHY AND SAFE!

When it comes to nutritional benefits, it doesn’t get much better than dark leafy greens like kale, spinach, collard and …

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Is Lettuce All It Takes?

By Jonathan Valdez, MBA, RD

Does ‘Romaine Lettuce Water’ Really Promote Better Sleep? Each year in January people get interested in health and along with …

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Farmers Overcoming Challenges

By Dan Sutton, General Manager, Pismo-Oceano Vegetable Exchange

This year marks my 12th as a member of the California LGMA Advisory Board. For the past 3 years, I’ve …

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When a Recall Isn’t Really a Recall

By Dr. Jennifer McEntire, Senior Vice President, Food Safety and Technology United Fresh Produce Association

When a food safety event happens, companies or public health agencies like the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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Arugula has Arrived

By Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD

The variety of lettuce and leafy greens in supermarkets has expanded dramatically since I was a child. At the time …

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How To Build A Healthier Salad: Nutrition and Food Safety Tips From Consumer Reports

In the August 2021 issue of Consumer Reports magazine, people can learn all about how to make a healthier salad …

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Keep leafy greens safe on the plate: words on washing

By Neva Cochran, MS, RDN, LD

May is National Salad Month and what better time to learn a bit about when and how to wash lettuce? …

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