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Leek Health Benefits

Leeks are good for your health

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Leek

© 2007 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone

Leek Health Benefits

A good source of dietary fiber, leeks also contain goodly amounts of folic acid, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C. Easier to digest than standard onions, leeks have laxative, antiseptic, diuretic, and anti-arthritic properties.

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How to Clean Leeks
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Leek Substitutions, Measures, & Equivalents
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Leek Health Benefits
Leek Recipes
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