Superfoods, Ingredients and Recipes for a Healthy Diet
Discover the ingredients that will keep every part of you healthy—including your appetite.
By Celia Barbour and Rachel Mount
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the January 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Alliums, the botanical family that includes leeks, onions, and garlic, share many remarkable traits. They can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Research suggests they inhibit the growth of prostate, stomach, and colon cancer cells. They also have antibiotic properties—so they can ward off germs as well as vampires.
Try this recipe: Leeks Vinaigrette