Salad greens are available all year round.
Store in the refrigerator, ensure leaves are not squashed. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
The first salad was officially created with salad greens during the days of the Roman Empire. Originally, green lettuce was referred to as Cos, named after the Greek island where it was discovered.
1 cup chopped mesclun = 50 g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0%||0.3|
|- saturated (g)||0.02||0%||0.04|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|- sugars (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||1.1||4%||2.2|
|Folate (µg)||79||39% RDI*||157|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||241||32% RDI*||482|
|Vitamin K (µg)||68||85% ESADDI**||136|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.16||10% RDI*||0.31|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
**Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake
Source: FOODfiles 2016