Leek vs. Chard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Leek and Chard
- Leek is richer in Folate, Vitamin B6, and Manganese, yet Chard is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E .
- Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chard is 234% higher.
- Leek contains 7 times more Folate than Chard. Leek contains 64µg of Folate, while Chard contains 9µg.
- Leek contains less Sodium.
Food types used in this article are Leeks, (bulb and lower leaf-portion), raw and Chard, swiss, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Lower in Glycemic Index||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||83µg||306µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|