Scallions go by many names, including spring onion, green onion.They do add a appealing color to any dish.This vegetable has a whole lot more to offer than some added color.
In fact, scallions are low in calories, rich in nutrients and boast some serious health benefits:
It prevents cancer and fight against the enzymes that produce cancer cells.
It has nutrients like Vitamins A, C, B2 or thymine, copper, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium.
It is low in calories.
It is rich in sulfur that is beneficial for blood sugar & heart health.
It is an excellent source of fiber which helps in better bowel movement.
They are also good for speeding up blood circulation.
Spring onions may lower cholesterol levels, decrease the risk of heart attacks and strokes and have antibacterial and antifungal properties.
It is also rich in vitamin A which prevents loss of eye-sight.