Onion is a Superfood
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The popular vegetable "ONION" found in most types of cuisine gives dishes their flavorful taste. Raw onions not only provide an excellent taste for our palates, but provide therapeutic and antibacterial properties that cleanse and detox our bodies to eliminate disease.

Onions are healthy whether they are raw or cooked, though raw onions have higher levels of organic sulfur compounds that provide many benefits.

Onion Nutritional Value

Onions are full of antioxidants and contain a number of sulfur-containing compounds. This definitely makes this vegetable appealing. Onions are found in many different sizes and can be eaten raw or cooked.

A medium sized onion is composed of 89% water, 1.7% fiber and 9% of carbohydrates. Onions contain 9.3 g of carbohydrates, 1.1 g of protein, 0.01 g of omega 6, 1.7 g of fiber and 4.2 grams of sugar. Onions also contain multiple vitamins and minerals. They are a good source of vitamin B6, vitamin B9, vitamin C, folate, and potassium. 

Benefits of Onion

  1. Reduce high blood pressure and protect against blood clots

  2. Excellent source of antioxidants

  3. Less likely to be diagnosed with stomach cancer

  4. Lower the production of LDL (bad cholesterol)

  5. Provide a sulfur-containing compound, good for hair

  6. Folate in onions also helps with depression and aids sleep and appetite

  7. Help in controlling  blood sugar

  8. Decrease bone loss, which may prevent osteoporosis 

  9. High in vitamin C, which is needed for the building and maintenance of collagen, which provides structure to skin and hair