Nutritional value and efficacy of Chives (leeks)

Leeks high nutritional value, each containing 100 grams of edible portion 2 to 2.85 grams of protein, fat 0.2 to 0.5 grams, 6 grams carbohydrates, 2.4, 0.6 to 3.2 g of cellulose. There are a lot of vitamins, such as carotene 0.08 to 3.26 mg, 0.05 to 0.8 mg riboflavin, 0.3 to 1 mg niacin, vitaminC10 ~ 62.8 mg, leeks also contain many mineral elements, such as 10 to 86 milligrams of calcium, phosphorus 9 to 51 mg, Iron 0.6 2.4 mg, in addition, Chives volatile sulfide containing propylene, so has the spicy flavor, can promote appetite. In addition to cooking with Chives, there is a good medicinal value.

Chives contain more crude fiber, can enhance gastric peristalsis, can effectively prevent habitual constipation and colon cancer. Chives contain volatile oils and sulfur compounds, with the promotion of the role of appetite and reduce blood lipids, hypertension, coronary heart disease, high blood lipids have a certain effect. Bactericidal sulfur compounds also have some anti-inflammatory effect.

Leeks with the role of anti fatigue and promote recovery, but also has the appetite, emotional stability, and promote sweating, such as different role. Chives are rich in calcium and iron, and these two elements are the bones and teeth formation and prevention of iron deficiency anemia have great significance.

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