Leek - nutrition vitamins and health benefits

Glycemic index, carbohydrates, fiber, protein, fat and other macroelements in leek

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Leek - nutrition, vitamins, minerals

See the details of leek compared to other vegetables

Compared to other vegetables, leek is distinguished by the content of iron, protein, zinc and calcium. It also contains dose of magnesium, phosphorus and sodium.

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Kohlrabi (0.03) more...Rhubarb (0.1) more...Watercress (0.11) more...Butternut squash (0.15) more...Eggplant (0.16) more...Onion (0.17) more...Tomato (0.17) more...Purslane (0.17) more...Cabbage (0.18) more...Lettuce (0.18) more...Bok choy lettuce (0.19) more...Fennel (0.2) more...Champignon (0.2) more...Cucumber (0.2) more...Fodder cabbage (0.21) more...Carrot (0.24) more...Yam (0.24) more...Pepper (0.25) more...Mustard greens (0.25) more...Cauliflower (0.27) more...Turnip (0.27) more...Radish (0.28) more...Sweet potato (0.3) more...Potato (0.3) more...Courgette (0.32) more...Pumpkin (0.32) more...Burdock (0.33) more...Ginger (0.34) more...Cassava (0.34) more...Beetroot (0.35) more...Salsify (0.38) more...Chard (0.39) more...Lotus root (0.39) more...Winged bean (0.39) more...Shallot (0.4) more...Broccoli (0.41) more...Brussels sprouts (0.42) more...Basella (0.43) more...Moringa (0.45) more...Corn (0.46) more...Arugula (0.47) more...Spinach (0.53) more...Asparagus (0.54) more...Chive (0.56) more...Kale (0.56) more...Parsnips (0.59) more...Okra (0.6) more...Salad chicory (0.62) more...Calabash (0.7) more...Rapini (0.77) more...Endive (0.79) more...Bitter melon (0.8) more...Bamboo shoots (1.1) more...Garlic (1.16) more...Leek (1.2) more...Peas (1.24) more...Lentil (1.7) more...Potato (baked or cooked) (2) more...Lima beans (2.83) more...Fava beans (3.14) more...Artichoke (14.8) more...Pickled cucumber (47) more...Dried tomatoes (64) more...
Amount of zinc in leek and other vegetables

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leek - vitamins per 100g

  • Vitaminium A 1667 IU
  • Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.06 mg
  • Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.03 mg
  • Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 0.4 mg
  • Vitaminium B5 0.14 mg
  • Vitaminium B6 0.233 mg
  • Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 64 mcg
  • Vitaminium C 12 mg
  • Vitaminium E 0.92 mg
  • Vitaminium K 47 mg

Energy content of leek

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

leek - minerals per 100g

  • Potassium 180 mg
  • Phosphorus 35 mg
  • Magnessium 28 mg
  • Calcium 59 mg
  • Sodium 20 mg
  • Iron 2.1 mg
  • Zink 1.2 mg
  • Beta karoten 1000 mg

Leek - nutrition per 100g

Calories 61 kcal
Carbs 14.15 gram
Dietary fiber 1.8 gram
Fat 0.3 gram
Protein 1.5 gram

How much protein in leeks?

Leeks have 1.5 g protein per 100g.
Medium size leek (160 g) has about 2.4 g of protein.

How much carbs in leeks?

Leeks have 14.15 g carbs (carbohydrates) per 100g.
Medium size leek (160 g) has about 22.6 g of carbs.

How much does a leek weight? (what is weight of leek)

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

How much dietary fiber in leeks?

Leeks have about 1.8 g dietary fiber per 100g.
Medium size leek (160 g) has about 2.9 g of dietary fiber. It is about 10% of daily dietary fiber intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Do leeks have gluten?

Leeks have no gluten. They can be consumed by people sensitive to gluten or diagnosed celiac disease.

How much vitaminium C does leek have?

Leeks have 12 mg of vitaminium C per 100g.
Medium size leek (160 g) has about 19.2 mg of vitaminium C. It is about 10% of daily vitaminium C intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

How much magnessium does leek have?

Leeks have 28 mg of magnessium per 100g.
Medium size leek (160 g) has about 44.8 mg of magnessium. It is about 11% of daily magnessium intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?

Waht is glycemic index of leek?

We are looking for confirmed information about glycemic index of leeks. Come back to us in a few days.

Charts - compare leek with other vegetables

When you look at charts below you will see how leek looks like in comparsion to other products from its category. When you click on selected product you will se detailed comparsion.

Pickled cucumber (0.01) more...Shallot (0.02) more...Butternut squash (0.02) more...Kohlrabi (0.02) more...Calabash (0.022) more...Onion (0.027) more...Salad chicory (0.028) more...Leek (0.03) more...Turnip (0.03) more...Rhubarb (0.03) more...Fennel (0.032) more...Potato (0.032) more...Yam (0.032) more...Cucumber (0.033) more...Eggplant (0.037) more...Radish (0.039) more...Cabbage (0.04) more...Bitter melon (0.04) more...Cassava (0.048) more...Potato (baked or cooked) (0.048) more...Parsnips (0.05) more...Corn (0.055) more...Beetroot (0.057) more...Carrot (0.058) more...Okra (0.06) more...Cauliflower (0.06) more...Sweet potato (0.061) more...Artichoke (0.066) more...Bamboo shoots (0.07) more...Bok choy lettuce (0.07) more...Lentil (0.073) more...Moringa (0.074) more...Endive (0.075) more...Lettuce (0.08) more...Pepper (0.085) more...Arugula (0.086) more...Chard (0.09) more...Courgette (0.094) more...Winged bean (0.1) more...Garlic (0.11) more...Pumpkin (0.11) more...Mustard greens (0.11) more...Purslane (0.112) more...Chive (0.115) more...Broccoli (0.117) more...Watercress (0.12) more...Rapini (0.129) more...Kale (0.13) more...Fodder cabbage (0.13) more...Peas (0.132) more...Asparagus (0.141) more...Basella (0.155) more...Spinach (0.189) more...Lima beans (0.202) more...Lotus root (0.22) more...Salsify (0.22) more...Burdock (0.3) more...Champignon (0.3) more...Fava beans (0.333) more...Dried tomatoes (0.383) more...Brussels sprouts (0.9) more...
Amount of vitamin b2 in leek and other vegetables
Cucumber (0.098) more...Onion (0.116) more...Shallot (0.2) more...Watercress (0.2) more...Cabbage (0.234) more...Radish (0.254) more...Salad chicory (0.255) more...Burdock (0.3) more...Rhubarb (0.3) more...Arugula (0.305) more...Calabash (0.32) more...Beetroot (0.334) more...Lettuce (0.375) more...Endive (0.4) more...Kohlrabi (0.4) more...Chard (0.4) more...Leek (0.4) more...Turnip (0.4) more...Bitter melon (0.4) more...Lotus root (0.4) more...Courgette (0.451) more...Purslane (0.48) more...Basella (0.5) more...Bok choy lettuce (0.5) more...Salsify (0.5) more...Cauliflower (0.507) more...Yam (0.552) more...Sweet potato (0.557) more...Tomato (0.594) more...Bamboo shoots (0.6) more...Pumpkin (0.6) more...Broccoli (0.639) more...Fennel (0.64) more...Chive (0.647) more...Eggplant (0.649) more...Moringa (0.68) more...Parsnips (0.7) more...Garlic (0.7) more...Spinach (0.724) more...Fodder cabbage (0.742) more...Brussels sprouts (0.745) more...Ginger (0.75) more...Mustard greens (0.8) more...Cassava (0.854) more...Winged bean (0.9) more...Asparagus (0.978) more...Pepper (0.979) more...Carrot (0.983) more...Okra (1) more...Kale (1) more...Artichoke (1.046) more...Lentil (1.06) more...Potato (1.061) more...Butternut squash (1.2) more...Rapini (1.221) more...Potato (baked or cooked) (1.41) more...Lima beans (1.537) more...Corn (1.77) more...Peas (2.09) more...Fava beans (2.832) more...Dried tomatoes (3.63) more...Champignon (4.46) more...
Amount of vitamin b3 (niacin) in leek and other vegetables
Pickled cucumber (0.009) more...Endive (0.02) more...Rhubarb (0.024) more...Cucumber (0.04) more...Calabash (0.04) more...Bitter melon (0.043) more...Fennel (0.047) more...Salad chicory (0.057) more...Pumpkin (0.061) more...Beetroot (0.067) more...Radish (0.071) more...Arugula (0.073) more...Purslane (0.073) more...Tomato (0.08) more...Eggplant (0.084) more...Cassava (0.088) more...Lettuce (0.09) more...Turnip (0.09) more...Asparagus (0.091) more...Corn (0.093) more...Champignon (0.095) more...Winged bean (0.113) more...Artichoke (0.116) more...Onion (0.12) more...Moringa (0.12) more...Cabbage (0.124) more...Watercress (0.129) more...Chive (0.138) more...Carrot (0.138) more...Kohlrabi (0.15) more...Butternut squash (0.154) more...Ginger (0.16) more...Courgette (0.163) more...Fodder cabbage (0.165) more...Peas (0.169) more...Rapini (0.171) more...Broccoli (0.175) more...Lentil (0.178) more...Mustard greens (0.18) more...Cauliflower (0.184) more...Bok choy lettuce (0.194) more...Spinach (0.195) more...Sweet potato (0.209) more...Okra (0.215) more...Brussels sprouts (0.219) more...Leek (0.233) more...Burdock (0.24) more...Bamboo shoots (0.24) more...Basella (0.24) more...Lotus root (0.258) more...Kale (0.271) more...Salsify (0.277) more...Pepper (0.291) more...Yam (0.293) more...Potato (0.298) more...Potato (baked or cooked) (0.311) more...Dried tomatoes (0.319) more...Shallot (0.345) more...Fava beans (0.366) more...Lima beans (0.512) more...Parsnips (0.9) more...Chard (0.99) more...Garlic (1.235) more...
Amount of vitamin b6 in leek and other vegetables
Kohlrabi (0.03) more...Rhubarb (0.1) more...Watercress (0.11) more...Butternut squash (0.15) more...Eggplant (0.16) more...Onion (0.17) more...Tomato (0.17) more...Purslane (0.17) more...Cabbage (0.18) more...Lettuce (0.18) more...Bok choy lettuce (0.19) more...Fennel (0.2) more...Champignon (0.2) more...Cucumber (0.2) more...Fodder cabbage (0.21) more...Carrot (0.24) more...Yam (0.24) more...Pepper (0.25) more...Mustard greens (0.25) more...Cauliflower (0.27) more...Turnip (0.27) more...Radish (0.28) more...Sweet potato (0.3) more...Potato (0.3) more...Courgette (0.32) more...Pumpkin (0.32) more...Burdock (0.33) more...Ginger (0.34) more...Cassava (0.34) more...Beetroot (0.35) more...Salsify (0.38) more...Chard (0.39) more...Lotus root (0.39) more...Winged bean (0.39) more...Shallot (0.4) more...Broccoli (0.41) more...Brussels sprouts (0.42) more...Basella (0.43) more...Moringa (0.45) more...Corn (0.46) more...Arugula (0.47) more...Spinach (0.53) more...Asparagus (0.54) more...Chive (0.56) more...Kale (0.56) more...Parsnips (0.59) more...Okra (0.6) more...Salad chicory (0.62) more...Calabash (0.7) more...Rapini (0.77) more...Endive (0.79) more...Bitter melon (0.8) more...Bamboo shoots (1.1) more...Garlic (1.16) more...Leek (1.2) more...Peas (1.24) more...Lentil (1.7) more...Potato (baked or cooked) (2) more...Lima beans (2.83) more...Fava beans (3.14) more...Artichoke (14.8) more...Pickled cucumber (47) more...Dried tomatoes (64) more...
Amount of zinc in leek and other vegetables
Watercress (1.29) more...Bok choy lettuce (2.18) more...Pickled cucumber (2.26) more...Rapini (2.85) more...Lettuce (2.87) more...Courgette (3.11) more...Endive (3.35) more...Asparagus (3.38) more...Calabash (3.39) more...Basella (3.4) more...Purslane (3.4) more...Radish (3.4) more...Spinach (3.63) more...Cucumber (3.63) more...Arugula (3.65) more...Bitter melon (3.7) more...Chard (3.74) more...Tomato (3.9) more...Winged bean (4.31) more...Chive (4.35) more...Salad chicory (4.48) more...Rhubarb (4.54) more...Mustard greens (4.67) more...Cauliflower (4.97) more...Bamboo shoots (5.2) more...Champignon (5.29) more...Fodder cabbage (5.42) more...Eggplant (5.7) more...Cabbage (5.8) more...Pepper (6.03) more...Kohlrabi (6.2) more...Turnip (6.43) more...Pumpkin (6.5) more...Broccoli (6.64) more...Algae (6.8) more...Fennel (7.29) more...Okra (7.5) more...Moringa (8.53) more...Kale (8.75) more...Brussels sprouts (8.95) more...Onion (9.34) more...Beetroot (9.56) more...Carrot (9.58) more...Artichoke (10.51) more...Butternut squash (11.69) more...Leek (14.15) more...Peas (14.45) more...Shallot (16.8) more...Lotus root (17.23) more...Burdock (17.34) more...Potato (17.49) more...Ginger (17.77) more...Parsnips (17.99) more...Salsify (18.6) more...Corn (18.7) more...Sweet potato (20.12) more...Lentil (20.13) more...Potato (baked or cooked) (21.15) more...Dried tomatoes (23.33) more...Yam (27.88) more...Garlic (33.06) more...Cassava (38.06) more...Fava beans (58.59) more...Lima beans (63.38) more...
Amount of carbohydrates in leek and other vegetables
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