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Updated 01 March 2013

Onions

Onions help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

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Onions help to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. They also have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects. They relieve congestion in the airways.

Raw onions have the most health benefits, but cooked onions are also beneficial. Onion powder or other dried onion products are not as beneficial as raw or cooked onion.

Onions have health benefits and they are not high in calories, so can be eaten freely.



Calories 36
Fibre 1,4g
B Vitamins wide range
Niacin 0,7 mg
Potassium 160mg
Per 100g raw
 
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