Onions Nutrients and Benefits

onionsWarning! This blog article might make you cry because it’s about onions. Since many people cry when they cut onions, so I decided to warn you before you keep on reading. I don’t know, maybe it’s because people feel so sorry for the onion that they are cutting apart :) Well anyway, onions are very good and healthy for you because they have these important nutrients in them:
- Chromium
- Vitamin B6 = pyridoxine
- Vitamin C
- Copper
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Dietary Fiber
- Manganese
- Molybdenum
- Tryptophan
- Folate
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Sugar
- Water
- Natural Chloride
- Calcium
- Iodine
- Magnesium

Not only the onions are great in salads, soups, meat dishes or just alone by itself, but they have very good and healthy benefits for our bodies too:
- Lowers blood sugar or glucose levels
- Decreases bad cholesterol levels
- Increases good cholesterol levels
- Lowers high blood pressure
- Prevents Atherosclerosis
- Prevents Diabetic heart disease
- Reduces the risk of heart attack
- Reduces the risk of stroke
- Reduces the development of colon cancer
- Halts the grows of tumors in animals
- Protects against many cancers
- Reduces the risk of oral cavity cancer
- Reduces the risk of pharynx cancer
- Reduces the risk of esophageal cancer
- Reduces the risk of colorectal cancer
- Reduces the risk of laryngeal cancer
- Reduces the risk of breast cancer
- Reduces the risk of ovarian cancer
- Reduces the risk of prostate cancer
- Reduces the risk of renal cell cancer
- Supports bone health
- it is an anti-inflammatory vegetable
- it is an anti-bacterial vegetable

The onions will make your mouth smell pretty strong and they will make your tears come out when you cut it up, but it sure is worth it for the taste and the benefits.