Lamb’s lettuce is one of the favorite salads of the French. A salad ofautumn and D’winter. It originates from pool Mediterranean. Where the Egyptians already cultivated it during Antiquity. However, very few studies have looked at its composition.

However, we tend to say that lamb’s lettuce puts you in a good mood. Probably because of the vitamin B9 it contains. A vitamin that acts on our nervous system and helps us find a sleep repairman. A vitamin also essential for the development of the baby in the mother’s womb.

If the lamb’s lettuce puts you in a good mood, it may also be for the vitamin C it contains. A vitamin with antioxidant properties that contributes to the proper functioning of the immune system and more generally, the protection of the body against attacks.

Lamb’s lettuce, which contains 93% water, is also refreshing. And very low in calories – only 20 calories per 100 grams. She satiates quickly. And thanks to its fiber content, it helps to regulate the transit. Showing himself to be slightly laxative.

Among the other virtues of lamb’s lettuce: its content of iron, which will attract the attention of vegetarians and its beta-carotene content which protects the skin and eyes, but which also protects against cardiovascular diseases. Just like the Omega 3 of which lamb’s lettuce is a significant source.