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Onion

Category:

Root vegetable

The onion, also known as the bulb onion or common onion, is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. It makes a lot of dishes so much better!

Protein:

1.2 g

Carbohydrates:

10 g

Fat:

0.1 g

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Calories:

44

Vitamin C:

13%

Saturated Fat:

0 g

Magnesium:

2%

Sodium:

4.4 mg

Sugar:

4.7 g

Calcium:

2%

Vitamin B-6:

5%

Potassium:

160 mg

Dietary Fiber:

1.9 g

Vitamin A:

0%

Iron:

1%

Cobalamin:

0%

Cholesterol:

0 mg

Vitamin D:

0%

 

Facts

 
  • There are 27 different types of onions.

  • All onions grow under the ground and have hollow green or bluish-green tubes that grow above the ground.

  • In most climates you can plant onions in the mid to late spring.

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Onion

 
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Dietary Requirements

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Benefits & Drawbacks of Eating

Onion

Benefits

Drawbacks

  • Helps prevent cancer (79% lower in patients who consumed onions)

  • Great for skin and hair

  • Helps moderate blood pressure

  • Can cause heart-burn

  • Can cause bad breath!

  • Too many cause blood pressure to drop too far

 

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