Photo – Sprouting Onion

Today photo shows an onion sprouting leaves in our kitchen. onionsThe 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.


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