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Here is a short summary of this wonderful vegetable and its medicinal uses.
Iron deficiency leads to many diseases especially to the female, sufficient leek intake and other iron rich foods can reduce the risk of getting Alzhemeimer's disease. If you have type 2 diabetics your required insulin can be obtained naturally from leeks consumption. Leeks are good source of this soluble fiber which may also help protect against colon cancer, breast cancer, diarrhea, infectious bowed diseases, and even high cholesterol.