//LEEKS// Warm & pungent, leeks invigorate the LIVER and LUNGS as they build QI and YANG in the body. They help regulate Qi flow in the body, removing blood stagnation and cold as well as sedating the Yin energy.
//NUTRITION//Leeks are an excellent source of vitamin K. They are very good source of manganese, vitamin B6, copper, iron, folate and vitamin C. Leeks are also a good source of vitamin A.
Part of the same family as garlic and onions, leeks also have a similar flavour. They are often appreciated for their subtle flavour and crunchy texture. Tossed over heat with olive oil, salt and pepper - leeks can be enjoyed as a lovely side dish.