Benefits of Eating Onions

By First Posted: May 14, 2019 Tue 8:08 AM Updated: Apr 8, 2020 Wed 10:23 AM
Benefits of Eating Onions
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It is not possible to imagine Indian food without onions. Even a plate of bland khichdi can be turned up a notch just by adding a few slices of raw onions smothered in lemon juice! But elevating the taste of our food is not the only benefit of eating onions. Here are a few more that you probably are not aware of...

- Regular consumption of onions guards against many different types of cancers.

- Onions are said to improve bone density, especially amongst older women.

- Eating onions is said to lower the level of blood sugar in the body.

- Onions are even said to combat the harmful effects of heat in the summer.

- Onion based hair masks help in dealing with hair loss.

With so many benefits of onions, who cares if we get a bit of stinky mouth after chomping on some onions? Just pop a breath-freshner, girl!


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