Health Benefits of Onions

Never mind the tears they bring on–onions are an ace ally in your fight against disease. Onions will lavish you with health benefits and add amazing flavor to your foods. Not to mention they are cheap!

Here is a quick glimpse at their incredible health benefits:

-The phytochemicals in onions along with their vitamin C help improve immunity.

-Onions contain chromium, which assists in regulating blood sugar.

-For centuries, onions have been used to reduce inflammation and heal infections.

-Raw onion lowers the production of bad cholesterol (LDL), thus keeping your heart healthy.

-A powerful compound called quercetin in onions is known to play a significant role in preventing cancer.

-Got stung 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.

You can enjoy onions many different ways. Place them on top of your burgers, in your salsa dips, side dishes or to add some flavor to your main course. You won’t regret it!

Love & Light,
Kelcie

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