1 slice= 4 Calories
Leeks are great source of minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.Though leeks contain proportionately less thio-sulfinites than that in garlic, they still possess significant amounts of these anti-oxidants such as diallyl disulfide, diallyltrisulfide and ally’ propyl disulfide. These compounds convert to allicin by enzymatic reaction when the stalk is disturbed (crushing, cutting etc).
VITAMINS K, C AND A: Excellent source.
FIBER: Good source, but not enough to count towards your Daily Value.
BETACAROTENE: A great source of betacarotene, your eyes will thank you later.