Health & Lifestyle

Onion Benefits: Know Not the Price, but the Priceless of Onion

Professor Rajendra Kumar
Professor Rajendra Kumar

Now the onion is the star.  We are now going through the days when the price is more than Rs 100 per kg.  The popularity of onions is evidenced by the fact that people buy onions even when family budgets are out of tune.  Here I am not going to discuss the price of onion but what its nutritional value is.

Health Benefits of Onion

Onions are said to be the best vegetables to lose weight by avoiding obesity.  We  consume a lot of carbonated foods. Naturally, obesity is there.  Incorporating onion in the form of salad in the diet will help to reduce the overweight.

Onions are also used in the West as a remedy for insomnia.  Incorporating hot onion soup into the supper before going to bed can help alleviate sleep problems.  The phytochemicals in onions provide this benefit to onions.

Health heart  improves in those who consume more onions.  Studies have shown that onions can improve blood circulation and protect your heart .  The antioxidant quercetin contained in onions is good for the health of heart.

Onion is a very low calorie vegetable.  Therefore, it can be controlled by including it in the diet of diabetics on a regular basis.  It also contains fiber, iron, potassium and calcium.

Onions are very beneficial for skin care.  It is a vegetable that removes dark spots on the skin and keeps the skin glowing.  It is one of the rare vegetables that has antibiotic properties.

It is enough to include onion in the diet regularly to gain immunity.  Occasional colds, fevers, etc. can be completely reversed.  This benefit comes from eating onions because they contain phytochemicals.

Eating onions can be beneficial for sexual performance and menstrual disorders.  Onions also have the ability to maintain dental health.  However, people who are allergic to onions should consume more onions only as prescribed by a doctor. 

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