Saturday, November 28, 2015

Health Benefits of Green Onions

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Spring onion is a very popular vegetable. It is available in many varieties such as white, yellow and red. These onions are very good in taste and they are full of nutrients. Spring onion is used in Chinese medicine. It contains more sulfur. 

Health Benefits of Green Onions

Health Benefits Green Onions
The amount of sulfur is beneficial for the body. Such onions are low in calories. Spring onion is also called as green onion. Green onion is full of vitamin C, vitamin B2 and thiamine. It also has vitamin A and vitamin K. It is the good source of copper, phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, chromium, manganese and fiber. Green onion is strong source of flavonoids such as quercetin.

Good for Heart: Green onion keeps the heart healthy. It reduces the oxidation of cholesterol and coronary heart disease.

Maintains Blood Pressure: The amount of sulfur in the onion controls the blood pressure in the body.

Cholesterol Levels: Green onion keeps cholesterol level low.

Diabetes: Green onion contains chromium which is beneficial when you get diabetes. It controls blood sugar and improves glucose tolerance. Allyl propyl disulfide also helps in reducing the blood sugar levels.

Cold and Flu: Green onion creates anti bacterial properties to fight against cold and flu.

Improve Digestion: Anti-bacterial properties improve digestion.

Stomach Cancer: Green onion contains pectin which is one type of fluid colloidal carbohydrate. It reduces the risk of colon cancer.

Increased Immunity: Immunity of the body increase by eating green onion.

Arthritis and Asthma
: Green onion contains anti-inflammatory and anti-histamine properties which gives relief in arthritis and asthma.

Metabolism: Green onion controls metabolism and maintains macronutrients.

Beneficial for the Eyes: Green onion is also beneficial to increase vision.

Wrinkles: Green onion removes wrinkles from the face and body.

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