Onions- Layer upon Layer of Cellular Nutrition

Onions

You do not have to peel very far to get to the healthy constituents of onions.  In fact most of the nutritional value is in it’s exterior layers! Onions are high in beneficial Vitamins minerals and antioxidants.  Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds have long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Onions will not be denied in this area and have been noted to have beneficial in the fighting and prevention of Colon, Prostate, Esophageal and stomach cancers.  Other Health Benefits associated with Onions include:

  • Healthy Skin
  • Improved Immunity
  • Helps Relieves Stress
  • Assists in Lowering Cholesterol
  • Anti-Inflammatory Properties
  • Lowers Blood Pressure
  • Assists with Digestion
  • Increases Bone Density

For more information on the benefits consuming onions in your diet, see the source information noted below.

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/276714.php

http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=45

http://www.healthfitnessrevolution.com/top-10-health-benefits-of-onions/

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