Endive vs Leek: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Endive - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Leek - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Endive

At first glance, you can see that in endive is much less calories than in leek.

Endive has 17 kcal per 100g and leek 61 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 259%.

In endive and in leek most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare endive with leek in details.

Endive And Leek Nutrition Difference

Leek vs Endive: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gEndiveLeek
Calories17 61
Carbohydrates3.35 g14.15 g
Fat0.2 g0.3 g
Dietary fiber3.1 g1.8 g
Protein1.25 g1.5 g
Calcium52 mg59 mg
Iron0.83 mg2.1 mg
Magnessium15 mg28 mg
Phosphorus28 mg35 mg
Potassium314 mg180 mg
Sodium22 mg20 mg
Zink0.79 mg1.2 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.08 mg0.06 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.075 mg0.03 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg0.4 mg
Vitaminium B50.9 mg0.14 mg
Vitaminium B60.02 mg0.233 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)142 mg64 mg
Vitaminium C6.5 mg12 mg
Vitaminium E0.44 mg0.92 mg
Vitaminium K231 mg47 mg

Less protein in endive

It is aslo easy to see see that in endive is less protein than in leek.

There is 1.5g per 100g of leek and 1.25g per 100g of endive so using simple math we can see that difference is about 20%.

Less carbohydrates in endive

In endive is less carbohydrates than in leek.

There is 14.15g/100g of carbohydrates in leek and 3.35g/100g in endive so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 322%.

Less fat in endive

In endive is less fats than in leek.

The tables above show us that there is 0.3g/100g of fats in leek and 0.2g/100g in endive. In this case difference is about 50%.


  • Calories17
  • Carbohydrates3.35 g
  • Fat0.2 g
  • Dietary fiber3.1 g
  • Protein1.25 g
Endive calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | chopped

Calories source

  • 66% CARBS.
  • 25% PROTEIN
  • 9% FAT


  • Calories61
  • Carbohydrates14.15 g
  • Fat0.3 g
  • Dietary fiber1.8 g
  • Protein1.5 g
Leek calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 87% CARBS
  • 9% PROTEIN
  • 4% FAT

Vitamins: leek vs endive

Minerals: endive vs leek

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Marcin Piotrowicz

calories-info.com creator
Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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