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Vitamin leek

October 5, 2014

wiki leeks
The word is out! The leak on leeks is that it’s high in Vitamin K* (29.3%) and Manganese+ (13%), making it a very healthy vegie. With their unique combination of flavonoids and sulpur-containing nutrients, the allium vegetables belong in your diet on a regular basis. In fact, there’s research evidence for including at least one serving of an allium vegetable in your meal plan every day.

Source:  http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=26

 *Required for protein modification and blood clotting.
+ Required fby the body for proper enzyme functioning, nutrient absorption, wound healing, and bone development.