Rocket lettuce is a leafy, green and edible plant that also has other names, such as roquette, salad rocket, rugula and arugula. It is an annual plant that originated in the Mediterranean region. Its scientific name is Eruca sativa.Know More
It is a member of the Brassicaceae family that also includes other vegetables like kale and mustard greens. Arugula is a salad green that has a piquant flavor. It is a source of vitamins C and A.
Since ancient Roman times, people grew this plant for both its leaves and seeds. The seeds were useful for preparing flavored oils and as an aphrodisiac. However, its main use was for salads. Lettuce rocket also can be added to stews, burgers and pasta. If one does not have these salad greens for a specific recipe, then a person can substitute watercress.Learn More
Eating lettuce does not expand your stomach. Leafy green vegetables, such as lettuce and cabbage, contain a gas-producing starch called raffinose. Some people lack the enzymes necessary to break down this starch. As a result, their stomachs may feel stretched or bloated after eating lettuce.Full Answer >
Geckos cannot eat lettuce. Most terrestrial geckos, such as leopard geckos, are carnivores and eat crickets, mealworms and other insects. Despite their vegetarian nature, arboreal geckos, such as crested geckos, prefer to eat fruit and do not eat lettuce.Full Answer >
The Ab Rocket is an workout designed to firm up the upper abdominal muscles, lower abdominal muscles, and middle abdominal muscles. The device also features a back and head apparatus that supports the head and neck, as well as a rolling cushion. The rolling cushion gives a delicate massage during the workout. The product is sold as: the Ab Rocket, Ab Rocket Twister or Ab Rocket Twister Abdominal Trainer.Full Answer >
Thrust is the force that propels a rocket up into space. It is measured in Newton’s, pounds or kilograms, and it is essentially the result of pressure that is exerted on the wall of the combustion chamber.Full Answer >