Today photo shows an onion sprouting leaves in our kitchen. The onion (Allium cepa L.) is a vegetable with sulfur-containing compounds which have been proven to lower blood cholesterol. Onions are also known to be a food that provides protection for the heart and blood vessels.
I read that the nutrients found in an onion tend to be more concentrated in the outer layers of the flesh; and that eating several servings of onion each week can sufficiently lower your risk of getting some types of cancer. Read more the onion from the National Onion Association.