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Why You Should Always Use Organic Red Onions

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  • A recent study reveals that comparing the nutrition in five different onions, red or purple onions offer far more protection in terms for disease prevention, as several properties they contain kill three to four times more cancer cells
  • Flavonols, anthocyanins and allicin are three of the most powerful compounds in onions, but while they’re naturally high in all allium veggies, including shallots, garlic and leeks, red onions contain the most
  • New studies dispute earlier findings of there being no nutritional difference between organic and conventionally grown onions: Antioxidant activity was greater in organic red onion varieties, and the flavonols were as much as 20 percent higher

By Dr. Mercola

Have you ever sat in a restaurant and smelled the tantalizing sizzle of sautéed onions moving past to another table? You may wonder why you didn't order the same thing, and resolve to get out some onions and other veggies for your next evening's meal.


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