Leek - calories, weight

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Categories | Vegetables

How much calories in leeks?

100g of leeks have about 61 calories (kcal).

For instance, medium size leek (160 g) have about 98 calories.

It is about 4% of daily calories intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity (for calculation we assumed 2400 kcal daily intake).

To visualize how much it actualy is, take in mind that calories amount from medium size leek (160 g) is similar to calories amount from 1.5 apples, 1 glass of Coca Cola, 1 slice of cheese, 0.5 slices of bread, 0.5 glasses of milk, 5 of sugar.

For burning such amount of calories you need to bike at least 14 minutes, swim for about 12 minutes or run for 10 minutes.

Calories in leek came from protein in 9%, from carbs in 87% and from fat in 4%.

See also: Nutrition, vitamins and health benefits of leek.

Check compares of leek with other products from vegetables category:

leek - calories table

  • Medium size leek (160g)98 kcal
  • 10g of leeks6 kcal
  • 20g of leeks12 kcal
  • 50g of leeks31 kcal
  • 100g of leeks61 kcal
  • 200g of leeks122 kcal
  • 500g of leeks305 kcal

Leek - kalorie i makroskładniki w 100g

Calories 61 kcal
Carbs 14.15 gram
Protein 1.5 gram
Fat 0.3 gram

How much does a leek weight?

Medium size leek (edible part) weights about.160g.

Does leek cause weight gain? How it affects your diet?

Similar to other products number of calories in leek puts it in the avarage of vegetables. If you are on diet and you are looking for low-calorific vegetables, leek seems to be a 'not bad' choice but you can find something better.

Many products form vegetables have similar number of calories. To give you an ideal lest take lotus roots, moringa leaves or mustard greens leaves.

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medium size leek (160 g) has:

98kcal For burning these calories you have to:
Bike 14 min. Bike
Horse ride 18 min. Horse ride
Play tennis 10 min. Tennis
Run 10 min. Run
Swim 12 min. Swim
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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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