Whether you like iceberg lettuce or spinach as your greens, you’ll be consuming a lot of water. They each contain 96 and 91 percent water, respectively. Just one cup of shredded romaine is a rich source of potassium, clocking in at 116 grams per cup.10 Diets rich in potassium are linked to a lower risk of stroke.11 Incorporate these hydrating greens by making a side salad or simply topping your entrée with shredded greens for extra crunch. Need some salad ideas? Try these Simply Inspired Side Salads for a quick and delicious side dish.
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