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Nutritional Value of Leeks

Posted Feb 29 2008 12:20pm 2 Comments

Leek-harvestedLeeks have excellent nutritional value.

Leeks contain:

  • fiber
  • folic acid
  • calcium
  • vitamin C
  • vitamins
  • quercetin, an antioxidant, that is thought to fight cancer
Leeks can be grown in the vegetable garden for most of the year. they are well worth growing with and have an important nutritional value.
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Hi Mary Ann

I agree - leeks are versatile,too - good as baby leeks or sliced in rounds

TopVeg

Leeks are a good option if regular onions are too strong for you. Try substituting them for onions in your next recipe.
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