9 Health and Nutrition Benefits of Red Leaf Lettuce
By Kaitlyn Berkheiser
Published on Healthline
Red leaf lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is a leafy vegetable in the daisy family.
It resembles romaine lettuce except in its tips, which have a red or purple tinge.
Aside from adding a burst of color to your favorite salad or sandwich, this vegetable offers numerous benefits.
Here are 9 health and nutrition benefits of red leaf lettuce.