6 Amazing Health Benefits Of Onions

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Onions may not always be the most popular vegetable due to their strong taste and smell. Even so, onions are incredibly healthy, and packed with important nutrients, phytochemicals, sulphuric compounds and antioxidants. These healthy compounds in onions can help to promote our overall healthy many different ways, and also fight disease while removing unwanted bacteria. Lets discuss some of the amazing health benefits of eating onions consistently.

1. First, onions are loaded with many different types of vitamins, minerals and organic compounds. These nutrients, which include sulphuric compounds and quercetin allow onions to provide important medicinal applications also. Onions are a great source of calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6 and vitamin C. They are also good sources of dietary fibre.

2. Onions are also a great natural immunity booster and can promote the health of our immune system. They contain great amounts of phytochemicals which stimulate vitamin C content within the body, therefore boosting immunity. This can help to fight and eliminate toxins and pathogens in the body, reducing the risks of disease. As well, the polyphenols found in onions have antioxidant benefits, which protect the body from damaging free radicals and promote a healthy immune system.

3. Eating onions consistently can also help to promote heart health and reduce the risks associated with heart disease. Research has found that onions can help to both lower blood pressure and lower the risk of heart attach. Also, when onions are consumed consistently, they act as anticoagulants, which can prevent clots and blocks which can lead to certain heart disorders and diseases. The quercetin in onions can also help to reduce plaque build-up in the arteries.

4. Eating onions regularly may also help to prevent certain types of cancer. This is often attributed to the active compounds found in them, such as quercetin, a very powerful antioxidant. The other strong antioxidant compounds in onions such as vitamin C, can help to reduce damaging free radicals in the body and reduce oxidative stress. Always discuss with your medical practitioner further cancer treatment and prevention measures.

5. Onions can also help those individuals with diabetes or those who are at risk of developing the disease. This is due to the good levels of chromium found within onions. This minerals helps the body to manage blood sugar levels while also helping to slow down the release of glucose in the body. Onions can also help to regulate blood sugar. The sulfur in them can lower blood sugar, and lead to normalized liver enzymes as well.

6. Lastly, eating onions regularly can help to promote healthy digestion. Onions are a good source of fibre, which promotes good digestion while also helping to keep you regular. Not only that, but onions contain a unique soluble fibre that can promote the growth of good bacteria within the intestines. This can also help to treat digestive related ailments such as diarrhea.

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