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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🔖 Certification： Taiwan Organic Certification
🌱 Producer Introduction：
Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.
Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.
Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.
There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Lactuca sativa var. capitata L.
Other Names：Romaine Lettuce | Cos Lettuce
Product Description：Similar to "Tang lettuce". Sweet and bitter in taste, cool in nature. It has the curative effects of cooling blood to stop bleeding, clearing heat and promoting body fluid, diuresis and milk, anesthesia and pain relief, and heat-toxin treatment. Lettuce is rich in carotene, which becomes a powerful antioxidant after being converted into vitamin A in the human body, which can maintain the normal structure of epithelial cells and resist the invasion of carcinogens. Lettuce is a nitrite blocker. Nitrite is a carcinogen that may cause gastrointestinal cancer, so a natural nitrite blocker is a cancer-preventing food. Lettuce can be used to treat hematuria and lack of milk in pregnant women.
Mainly distributed in Europe and America. It is cultivated in South China. Planting is particularly common in Taiwan, where it is commonly known as "Kingqiumeizi Cai".
Variety：Similar to "Tang lettuce". There are many varieties of lettuce, which can be divided into two categories: "leaf lettuce", which eats leaves, and "tender stem lettuce", which eats stems. Leaf lettuce can be divided into two categories: "head lettuce" and "non-head lettuce". Most of the lettuce heads are round or obovate, with standing and wrinkled leaves. The varieties produced in the middle of winter are the best. They are green, tender, crisp, sweet and can be eaten raw, but the taste is slightly astringent because it contains lettuce.
Supply Season：The main production period is from October to May of the following year, and it is available in Hong Kong throughout the year.
Storage Method：Similar to "Tang lettuce". Lettuce should not be stored for a long time. It can be placed in a cool and ventilated place for 2 to 3 days. It can be stored in the refrigerator with plastic wrap for about 1
weeks or so. Lettuce is extremely sensitive to ethylene, so it should not be stored with apples, bananas, and pears, otherwise it may develop russet spots.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Yi: Similar to "Tang lettuce". It can be eaten by ordinary people, especially suitable for those who have difficulty urinating, those with postpartum milk problems, and those who suffer from eye diseases. Certain ingredients in lettuce have sedative and antitussive effects. Eat more before exams to calm your mind.
Taboo: Similar to "Tang lettuce". Those with a cold constitution, frequent urination, and a cold stomach should eat less.
Yi: Similar to "Tang lettuce". Lettuce and mushrooms: Because lettuce has the effect of diuresis, eyesight improvement, and appetite enhancement, while mushrooms have the functions of invigorating the spleen and qi, moisturizing dryness and resolving phlegm, and having strong nourishing effects, the combination of the two can treat hot cough, excessive phlegm, and chest tightness. , vomiting and diarrhea. Contraindications: Not reported in the literature.
Cooking Skills：Edible parts are young leaves. It is advisable to remove the outer leaves to avoid pesticide residues, soak them in water for 45 minutes, and then rinse them under running water.
Notes：Some studies have pointed out that romaine lettuce contains aromatic hydrocarbon hydroxylated fat, which can decompose the carcinogen amine nitrite in food, thereby preventing the formation of cancer cells. It has a certain preventive effect on liver cancer and gastric cancer in the digestive system, and can also relieve cancer. Patient or chemotherapy response.
Romaine lettuce has a taste that some people may not like, but in fact, pests don't like it even more, so lettuce is a vegetable that uses less pesticides, which is quite beneficial to eaters. The taste of romaine lettuce is lighter than that of Tang lettuce, and it is also more crisp and tender. Therefore, the general western food is mainly raw food, which is used as the ingredient of lettuce salad.
food safety issues
Romaine lettuce has occasionally been the subject of product warnings from health authorities in the United States and Canada, warning that consumer products may be contaminated with pathogenic E. coli bacteria or that host cattle can carry the bacteria, as cow dung is used to fertilize farmland, or cattle pasture and rearing Lettuce grown near water sources used to irrigate crops were contaminated with the bacteria.
Dish：Romaine lettuce is one of the main ingredients of Caesar salad.
Suggested Eating Method：
The edible part is young leaves. Conventional vegetables should be removed from the outer leaves to prevent pesticide residues, soak in water for 45 minutes, and then rinse under flowing water. Can be cooked. For example, it can burn or make soup.
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
☘️ Preserve vegetables
1. Leafy vegetables and softer vegetables, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic Vegetables are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the vegetables in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the vegetables in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic vegetables do not use preservatives or special treatments. Vegetables are generally stored for three to five days. Some vegetables will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
☘️ How to wash vegetables
1. Wash vegetables before cooking to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the vegetables for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing vegetables with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut vegetables with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.