Despite its reputation for being a complete zero on the nutritional scale, lettuce provides significant amounts of vitamins A and K. Although low in fibre, it contains high water content, and provides calcium and potassium. Lettuce helps in the following; prevents bone fractures, supports cell growth, maintains eye health, just to name these. Sold in most markets across Yaounde because of its flexibility in making so many dishes besides salad. This food item is quite affordable, even though buyers usually do not purchase in bulk due to its perishable nature but for immediate consumption. Three lettuce leaves could be gotten at FCFA 100 in markets across Yaounde.