This list of 5 types of lettuce, is brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Lettuce, green leaf, raw through to Lettuce, butterhead (includes boston and bibb types), raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional Sodium content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much Sodium is in lettuce?
The list below gives the total Sodium content in the 5 items from the general description 'lettuce' each of which show the Sodium amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 5 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.
Average Value for lettuceThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Sodium contained in 100g of lettuce, based on the list below of 5 different items under the general description of lettuce, is 15.20 mg of Sodium. This average value corresponds to 0.95 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 15.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 1.23 g, the average amount of Fat is 0.21 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 2.72 g.
Median ValuesThe median value of Sodium is found in Lettuce, iceberg (includes crisphead types), raw which in 100g contains 10 mg of Sodium. This corresponds to 1 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 14 kcal, the amount of Protein is 0.9 g, the amount of Fat is 0.14 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.97 g.
Highest Sodium Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 5 different lettuce nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Sodium is found in Lettuce, green leaf, raw which contains 28 mg of Sodium per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 2 %. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 15 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.36 g, the amount of Fat is 0.15 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.87 g.
The lowest amount of Sodium is in Lettuce, butterhead (includes boston and bibb types), raw which in 100g contains 5 mg of Sodium. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 0 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 13 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.35 g, the amount of Fat is 0.22 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.23 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a Sodium range of 23 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 2 kcal for Calories, 0.01 g for Protein, 0.07 g for Fat, 0.64 g for Carbohydrate.
Highest Amount of Sodium per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Sodium foods in your diet. For example 100g of Lettuce, red leaf, raw contains 25 mg of Sodium. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the Sodium nutritional content.
The food with the highest Sodium content per typical serving is Lettuce, green leaf, raw which contains 10.08 mg in 1 cup shredded (or 36 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 1 %. For this serving the amount of Calories is 15 kcal, the amount of Protein is 1.36 g, the amount of Fat is 0.15 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 2.87 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing Sodium which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods rich in Sodium.