Calling lettuce “the bottled water of produce,” Gizmodo has snappily outlined a few very pragmatic reasons why it’s time to quit the Iceberg. Not only is it labor-intensive and comes wrapped in a bunch of unnecessary plastic, it also contains a huge amount of water—and 80% of the USA’s lettuce is grown in drought-ridden California. On top of the environmentally unfriendly facts, it turns out lettuce offers your body pretty much zero nutrients. RIP lettuce.
It’s Time to Quit Lettuce