8 Healthiest Types Of Salad Greens

Though there are plenty of mouth-watering lettuce-free salads – like panzanella or caprese – that we’ll gladly devour if placed before us, when it comes time to build our own, the first thing that most of us reach for is some sort of leafy green foundation to pile high with other ingredients like fruits, croutons, proteins and, yes, vegetables. But not all salad greens are created equally. When it comes to packing in the most nutrition and fewest calories into crisp fans, fronds and leaves, here’s how some of the most popular lettuces shape up:

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