Benefits of eating Onion

Onions are cultivated and consumed across the world. They are usually served cooked. They can also be eaten raw and are used in pickles and chutneys. The onion has a strong taste and a sharp, pungent flavor. Though it is a temperate crop, it can be grown under a wide range of climatic conditions.

 

Whether it is raw onions or cooked onions, they are loaded with benefits. And you can eat them whenever you want day or night. The vegetables are an excellent source of vitamins C and B6, folate, iron, and potassium.

 

Onions are also rich in manganese that offers protection against cold and flu. Boiled onions also have benefits. They serve as a good source of fiber and copper. Fiber helps keep digestive issues at bay while copper aids brain communication. Even pickled onions have most of the benefits onions provide. One point to be noted about pickled onions is most brands contain additives and could be harmful. Watch video to know more...