11 Health Conditions Onions Can Help You With
Onions are native to Asia and The Middle East. Onion is the most cultivated species of the genus Allium, and the cultivation goes back to over 5000 years. It has also been used in traditional medicines since ancient times for its health promoting and curative properties.
The flavonoids in onion, which are responsible for many of the health benefits, are usually more concentrated in the outer layers of the bulb. To get the maximum benefit, try to peel as little of the outer skin as possible.
Nutritional Value Of Onions
Vitamin C – 11.1 milligrams. 19% RDA (Recommended daily value)
Folate – 28.5 micrograms.
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