Iceberg lettuce is a head lettuce variety whose crisp, pale green-white leaves grow in a tight overlapping pattern, forming a small spherical head.

Health considerations

Iceberg lettuce contains some vitamin A and K, as well as small amounts of vitamin C, folate, manganese, and potassium. Like all lettuces it is low in calories. Iceberg lettuce is relatively low in antioxidants.

May be found in

Salad mixes, salads, sold as is, prepared meals, prepared sandwiches


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Alternative Spellings and Names

Crisphead lettuce

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