Why should We Eat Onions?
Nutritional value of Onion:
1 cup of chopped onions contains 60 calories and 0 g of fat. They also contain vitamins B9 and C as well as minerals.
Onions are most nutritious when eaten raw.
- The organosulfur compounds in onions help maintain a healthy heart.
- Onions contain antioxidants which prevent lung and prostate cancer.
- Onions contain GPCS (γ-Glutamyl-propenyl-cysteine sulfoxide) which is a peptide that prevents calcium loss and osteoporosis.