United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11246, Leeks, (bulb and lower leaf-portion), raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Allium ampeloprasum
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.84   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 56%   Refuse Description:   Tops, root end and skin
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 89 g

leek 89 g

slice 6 g
Proximates Water g 83.00 1 -- 73.87 73.87 4.98
Proximates Energy kcal 61 -- -- 54 54 4
Proximates Energy kJ 255 -- -- 227 227 15
Proximates Protein g 1.50 1 -- 1.33 1.33 0.09
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.30 1 -- 0.27 0.27 0.02
Proximates Ash g 1.05 -- -- 0.93 0.93 0.06
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 14.15 -- -- 12.59 12.59 0.85
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.8 -- -- 1.6 1.6 0.1
Proximates Sugars, total g 3.90 -- -- 3.47 3.47 0.23
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 59 1 -- 53 53 4
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.10 1 -- 1.87 1.87 0.13
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 28 1 -- 25 25 2
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 35 1 -- 31 31 2
Minerals Potassium, K mg 180 1 -- 160 160 11
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 20 1 -- 18 18 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.12 -- -- 0.11 0.11 0.01
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.120 -- -- 0.107 0.107 0.007
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.481 -- -- 0.428 0.428 0.029
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 1.0 -- -- 0.9 0.9 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 12.0 1 -- 10.7 10.7 0.7
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.060 1 -- 0.053 0.053 0.004
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.030 1 -- 0.027 0.027 0.002
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.400 1 -- 0.356 0.356 0.024
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.140 -- -- 0.125 0.125 0.008
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.233 -- -- 0.207 0.207 0.014
Vitamins Folate, total µg 64 -- -- 57 57 4
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 64 -- -- 57 57 4
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 64 -- -- 57 57 4
Vitamins Choline, total mg 9.5 -- -- 8.5 8.5 0.6
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 83 -- -- 74 74 5
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 1000 -- -- 890 890 60
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 1667 -- -- 1484 1484 100
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 1900 -- -- 1691 1691 114
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.92 -- -- 0.82 0.82 0.06
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 47.0 -- -- 41.8 41.8 2.8
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.040 -- -- 0.036 0.036 0.002
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.038 1 -- 0.034 0.034 0.002
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 1 -- 0.002 0.002 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.004 -- -- 0.004 0.004 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.004 1 -- 0.004 0.004 0.000
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.166 -- -- 0.148 0.148 0.010
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.067 1 -- 0.060 0.060 0.004
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.099 1 -- 0.088 0.088 0.006
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.012 5 -- 0.011 0.011 0.001
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.063 9 -- 0.056 0.056 0.004
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.052 9 -- 0.046 0.046 0.003
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.096 9 -- 0.085 0.085 0.006
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.078 12 -- 0.069 0.069 0.005
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.018 12 -- 0.016 0.016 0.001
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.025 7 -- 0.022 0.022 0.002
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.055 9 -- 0.049 0.049 0.003
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.041 8 -- 0.036 0.036 0.002
Amino Acids Valine g 0.056 9 -- 0.050 0.050 0.003
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.078 9 -- 0.069 0.069 0.005
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.025 9 -- 0.022 0.022 0.002
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.074 8 -- 0.066 0.066 0.004
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.140 8 -- 0.125 0.125 0.008
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.226 8 -- 0.201 0.201 0.014
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.069 8 -- 0.061 0.061 0.004
Amino Acids Proline g 0.066 8 -- 0.059 0.059 0.004
Amino Acids Serine g 0.092 8 -- 0.082 0.082 0.006
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 1 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 1 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 1 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 1 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 1 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 1 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 2, 3 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 2, 3 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 2.7 10 0.49 2.4 2.4 0.2
Flavonols Myricetin 2, 3, 7 mg 0.2 6 0.22 0.2 0.2 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 mg 0.1 8 0.06 0.1 0.1 0.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 8 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 8 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 8 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1308 LEEK
  • C0100 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB, WITH PART OF TOP
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION