Onions are High in Vitamin C, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate and Manganese.
Onions are anti-cancer, anti-aging and anti heavy metal ions. Onions raise good cholesterol. Onions contain plenty of sulphur compounds that kill all kinds of bacteria including salmonella etc…
Quercetin in Onions helps us gaurd against many chronic diseases.
When you add onions to a dish, please I am adding minerals and helping disease prevention.think
Nutritional Value of Onion
Given below is the amount of nutrients in a medium-sized onion (approximately 150 grams):
- Vitamin A – 75 IU
- Vitamin C – 9 mg
- Calcium – 48 mg
- Proteins – 1 gm
- Phosphorus – 66 mg
- Carbohydrate – 16 gm
- Sodium - 5 mg
- Potassium – 200 mg
- Dietary Fiber – 3 gm
- Calories – 60
- Total Fat – 0 gm
- Saturated Fat – 0 gm
See Also : Remedies using Onions
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