Leek vs. Scallion — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the differences between Leek and Scallion?
- Leek is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Iron, yet Scallion is higher in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
- Scallion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 133% more.
- Leek has 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Scallion. While Leek has 0.233mg of Vitamin B6, Scallion has only 0.061mg.
We used Leeks, (bulb and lower leaf-portion), raw and Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw types in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|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||50µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet||Equal|