Thursday, December 23, 2010

Health Benefits of Onion

Onion is an ingredient that we cannot do without in many delicious recipes: main meals, soups, salads, and snacks. The onion is a major source of protein, calcium, potassium, sodium, sulphur and iron. A 100 gm of raw onion contains: 1.3 gms of dietary fiber, 23 calories, 0.9 gms of protein and 5.2 gms of sugar. One cup of chopped onions has 61 calories, 0 fat and 3 grams fiber. Onions contain quercetin, one of the most powerful flavonoids (natural plant antioxidants).

Medical Facts About Onion
Onion is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal, kills worms, eliminates bacteria causing tuberculosis  and ulceration of the lungs, helps in dissolution of blood cholesterol and relieves congestion in airways. It can help in bronchial congestion, preventing heart attacks and in cancer resistance. Chop onions for the maximum phytonutrient boost, or if you hate to cry, roast them with a little olive oil and serve with rice or other vegetables.
Studies show that onions help protect against cancer. They are anti bacterial and anti fungal, with other health benefits of such as the treatment of age spots, baldness, burns, cholesterol, digestive system, nervous system, eliminates bacteria causing TB and ulceration of lungs, freckles, helps in dissolution of blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, insomnia, kills worms, prevents heart attacks, warts, wounds.

Onion Home Remedies:

Age spot, wart, freckleRub onion juice mixed with vinegar on affected areas.

Onion counters bronchial constriction so it may help prevent asthmatic attacks.

Take onion juice.

Take 2 teaspoons mixed onion juice and pure honey in 1:1 quantity 1x a day.
Restrict salt intake and drink plenty of water.

Take onion juice.

1 comment:

  1. nice one dear, instructive