because iceberg lettuce is actually good for you! The CDC found that iceberg lettuce ranks higher in density of the 17 most important nutrients than many other super-healthy fruits and vegetables. For example, it’s more nutrient-dense than sweet potatoes and blueberries! And it isn’t far behind broccoli and kale. So, when your kale-snob friend looks at your iceberg salad with scorn – let them know the CDC says it’s actually really healthy!