Food profile: Leeks, (bulb and lower leaf-portion), cooked, boiled

Full name: Leeks, (bulb and lower leaf-portion), cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

Category: Vegetables

Efficiency: 0.60.

Amino Acid Score: 77.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

In relative terms, this food in particularly poor in methionine and rich in cysteine.

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 31 kcal for 100 g.

10.5 percents of proteins in total calories.

Table of nutritional values

Ratio of essential amino acids to total protein (mg/g)

Amino acid In food Required
(g/kg protein) (g/kg protein)
methionine 12.3 16
valine 38.3 39
leucine 64.2 59
histidine 17.3 15
isoleucine 34.6 30
lysine 51.9 45
tryptophan 7.4 6
methionine + cysteine 29.6 22
threonine 42.0 23
phenylalanine + tyrosine 64.2 30

Food pairs including this food

PairBest efficiencyAmino profile similarity
Leeks, (bulb and lower leaf-portion)-Wheat, KAMUT khorasan 0.700.50

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