Belongs to the same family as onions, shallots, scallions, chives, and garlic!
Did you Know?
● Leeks are low in calories but high in nutrients, particularly magnesium and vitamins A, C, and K
● Leeks are rich in antioxidants and sulfur compounds, especially kaempferol and allicin
● Leeks contain heart-healthy plant compounds shown to reduce inflammation, cholesterol, blood pressure, the formation of blood clots, and your overall risk of heart disease
Here is a bonus secret:
Leeks may promote weight loss!