Leek soup is a favorite vegetable of Roman Emperor Nero. Vegetables that are alleged to have made his voice sound clear like pheasant. Leek became the national symbol of Wales, and people use it in celebration of St Day. David.
According to the legend of King Cadwallader to order of Welsh soldier to mark themselves with leeks pinned on the helmet while fighting against the Saxons about the year 1620. Currently scallions become an important vegetable in several countries in Northern Europe.
Benefits Leaf Onion:
Allium family vegetables in. This can reduce total cholesterol and LDL, and increase HDL. It's very good to prevent the occurrence of plaque in blood vessels that can cause atherosclerosis, diabetic heart disease, and stroke, also good for lowering hypertension.
Consumption of green onion on a regular basis, 2 times a week or more will reduce the risk of colon cancer and prostate cancer. A study that concentrates on colon cancer showed that green onions could protect colon cells from cancer-causing toxins, also stop the growth and spread of cancer cells. Combination nutritional allow leeks can help control blood sugar levels remain normal, not only by slowing the absorption of sugar from the gastrointestinal tract, but also to metabolize the sugar in the body.
Nutrient content of leaf Onion:
Vitamin C and B6 (pyridoxine), iron, folate, manganese.
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