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Onions are Good for You

(This is my entry for Click event)


Onions belong to lily family, the same family as garlic, leeks, scallions and shallots. The word onion comes from a Latin word Unio" which means single. It is the union of many concentric layers.There are many types of onions, red, yellow, white and green.

Onion not only add taste to your food, also loaded with variety of medicinal effects. Some of them are listed below:
  1. It can reduce the risk of tumors in colon
  2. Onion extract helps to treat asthma, bronchitis , cold and cough
  3. They are natural anti clotting agent
  4. Provides protection against cardiovascular diseases
  5. It is very good source of chromium, which helps to manage diabetes
  6. Protects against ovarian cancer
  7. Boosts bone health ----very important for ladies, it helps prevent osteoporosis
  8. Antibacterial activity
Storage of Onions:

Store them at room temperature and away from bright light. They should be stored away from potatoes, other wise potatoes will spoil.

Selecting Onions:

Onions are loaded with beneficial phytochemiclas, so the way you choose and cook onions have effect on their beneficial properties they deliver. The most pungent onion is best for getting the beneficial effects

So next time when an Onion brings tear to your eye, just remember these medicinal effects and it will bring joy to your cooking

To read more on Onions read here


Priya said…
Beautiful CLick !
Informative info on onions....beautiful click...
Deepti said…
nice n informativ entry.
Vrinda said…
If anyone ask me which is my fav ingredient,i would say "onions " without any doubt,that much i lov onions..great info,thanx for sharing Renu...nice shot
Abhilash said…
You forget to mention one thing... they have power to make any courageous person cry...
Indrani said…
good info on on-i-on, great click, dear
Priti said…
Gud info and nice click gal
kitchen queen said…
interesting tips. You can visit my blog view my recipes and give ur comments
Abhilash said…
thanks for the comments Renu...

Try it now.. I have integrated swf and flash versions for it and you will be able to listen it... and it loads faster on a dialup too
Madhavi said…
Thank you Renu for stopping by my blog. Greattt click dear!!
Duchess of Tea said…
You have a delicious blog and a new I am now off to read some more of your mouthwatering posts!!

Love & Hugs
Duchess ♥♥♥
Renu said…
Thank you all for stopping by my blog and taking out time leaving comments....

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