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Friday, July 6, 2012

Health Benefits of Onions


 There are two types of onions, the colder climate ones are known as storage onions and they have a keen taste.The warm climate onions are known as spring/summer onions which are not as strong as the storage onions and have more of a pleasant taste.Onions are connected to the word union for the fact that when you slice a onion in half it has levels of matter.Union is the universal metaphor of the levels of extent established in life.The types of onions that are more concentrated in taste are the best kind because they are the most beneficial than the weaker kind.Nonetheless whichever kinds of onions you eat you will still benefit from it so its better to eat some than none.

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  • Onions have a good source of fiber and abundant source of sulfur compounds.
  • They have cardiovascular benefits comparable to garlic like decreasing blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure.
  • The phytochemicals onions have that are referred to as flavonoids help vitamin c in its task, they decrease inflammation and enhance the reliability of blood vessels. 
  • Onions also contain a mineral called chromium that supports cells react to insulin,Which helps with blood glucose regulation.
  • Onions are a main supply of polyphenols particularly of the flavonoid quercetin that's been verified to guard oxidative stress and defend from certain infections plus some kinds of cancer like in the stomach.
  • Onions contain methionine and cystine which are a type of amino acids.The sulphur compounds in the amino acids are beneficial for your health and cleanse the body of heavy metals.
  • The strong antibacterial activity onions possess terminate numerous disease-causing pathogens as well as salmonella and E. coli.
What Onions can help with

  • Asthma
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood pressure
  • Tooth decay and pain
  • Earache
  • Cancer
  • Urinary disorders
  • Stomach ache
  • Enhance sexual drive
  • Management for cough
  • Radiant skin
  • Management for heart disorders
Ways to use Onions

  • In salads
  • Salsas
  • Pizza
  • Veggie Burgers
  • Broths and soups
  • Mixed vegetables
  • Onions may irritate your eyes due to the gases that are released when you cut them, which causes your eyes to burn and even cry. Cutting your onions under water may be the best way to cut them without irritating your eyes or freezing your onions for around thirty minutes in advance to cutting them.
  • Its best to buy organic onions because of the fact that conventional grown onions are illuminated with nuclear power and studies in rats have shown that small amounts given to them have caused mutations in them.That's why its better to buy organic onions therefore you don't have to worry about eating something that can harm you. 

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For more information or private consultation with health and nutrition advice contact:

T.J Brown
Sickle Cell Natural Wellness Group Inc.
561 929 4454