Recent product introductions have touted a pair of extracts, both extolling varying health and wellness benefits. In the case of Complex Beverage LLC’s latest launch, the key ingredient is an extract of an ingredient likely more associated with salad than a beverage.  

Lettuce Tea features a lettuce extract “praised by some health professionals as the latest initiative providing extensive nutritional and healthy benefits to consumers.”  Brewed with green and black tea components, the functional beverage boasts vitamin fiber, minerals, calcium, potassium and magnesium.

Lettuce extract purportedly boosts metabolism and the immune system, and it may boast weight-management benefits, as well. pf