Are onions good for you?
My husband and I eat a lot of onions in our meals and I just wondered if there are any health benefits to them and if certain types of onions are better than others. We eat mostly white onions.
Yes, onions are very good for you. Here is a link to some interesting info. I just found it myself: http://www.organicfacts.net/health-bene … onion.html
I've always heard onions contain a lot of potassium and are good for cleansing the blood. So I would think the answer is yes. But even if they weren't, I still love the taste of them!
The phytochemicals in onions improve the working of Vitamin C in the body, thus gifting you with improved immunity.
Onions contain chromium, which assists in regulating blood sugar.
For centuries, onions have been used to reduce inflammation and heal infections.
Do you enjoy sliced onions with your food? If yes, rejoice! Raw onion encourages the production of good cholesterol (HDL), thus keeping your heart healthy.
A powerful compound called quercetin in onions is known to play a significant role in preventing cancer.
Got bitten by a honeybee? Apply onion juice on the area for immediate relief from the pain and burning sensation.
Onions scavenge free radicals, thereby reducing your risk of developing gastric ulcers.
Those bright green tops of green onions are rich in Vitamin A, so do use them often.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/8-grea … z2VLyokq6Y
I love onions and ate lots of it but had to stop it turns out I'm allergic to them and Garlic I swell up. I miss my onions....
that stinks. My cousin is also allergic to garlic but can still have the fake powdered stuff. Could you eat the powdered onion seasoning?
I do sometimes and is not too bad but not the same I bought this indian spice that gives the onion garlic flavor but stinks like crazy.
by Stacey Cogswell 5 years ago
Is there a good substitution for onions?I have an allergy to onions but so many recipes call for them. Is there a good substitution I can use in soups, casseroles, etc?
by MickiS 6 years ago
What is a vidalia onion?
by Hezekiah 3 years ago
What goes well with Onions?I was wondering what food combinations are popular using onions. I want to make something new.
by GennyDalbis 4 years ago
I have heard of the onion pie using green onions, olives, raisins with a pie crust. Is this trueThe onion pie recipe should be from Bari, Italy
by Marissa 6 years ago
What are the health benefits of onions?Do the health benefits depend on the type of onion?
by Thomas Byers 6 years ago
What can you tell me about onions?How do I stop my hands from smelling like onions?
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