Benefits of Lactuca
Provides Vital Microminerals
It contains 8% silicon, 9% phosphorus and an ample supply of sulphur. These three minerals are vital for maintenance of skin, hair and nails. The most difficult part about storing lettuce is maintenance of moisture level. Too much moisture suffocates the lettuce leaves due to condensation, causing the lettuce to spoil faster. More moisture also results in more production of ethylene gas which speeds up decay and spoilage.