Onion benefits:

The use of onions in cooking is not the only benefit of it. If you knew its nutritional value and its multiple health benefits, you would eat it daily, which are:

1-Onions are characterized by being rich in many nutrients beneficial to the body, as they contain many vitamins such as: B and C, and minerals such as potassium, and are low in calories. Onions contain vitamin C, which makes them a powerful antioxidant, protecting cells from damage and fighting free radicals.

2-It reduces triglycerides in the body and harmful cholesterol in the blood, so it protects against cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure.

3-Onions also prevent some types of cancer, such as stomach cancer, thanks to the fact that it contains anthocyanin pigment.

4-It controls blood sugar, because it contains sulfur and quercetin compounds.

5-Protects against osteoporosis because it contains antioxidants, so women are advised to take it after menstruation.

6-It fights bacteria and germs attacking the body, thanks to the fact that it contains quercetin compounds.

7-Improves the functioning of the digestive system, as it is rich in fiber and beneficial probiotic bacteria, which are beneficial for stomach health, strengthening immunity and protecting against infections.

white onion:

It is also called the Bermuda onion, and its first cultivation was in the US state of Texas. White onions are distinguished by their thin skin that is close to sugary color mixed with pale yellow, and their flesh is crunchy, crisp and light, and their taste is pungent and spicy, although it is sweet in taste because it contains a lower percentage of sulfur compared to yellow onions. Therefore, it can be eaten raw and served as a filling for pizza and various foods, and for preparing soups, salads and pasta.

Red onion:

This type of onion is distinguished by its purple color, and has a pungent flavor and a crunchy and sweet texture and can be eaten raw, so its delicious rings can be placed in hamburgers or various meat sandwiches, and the same with types of salads.

Yellow onion:

It is the most common type of onion and used in cooking.


Also brown onions. It has a high sulfur content, which makes it mild in taste, and has a sharp flavor and aroma. It is suitable for many dishes, and it can be eaten raw, cooked or fried, so it can be a substitute for other types of onions in various recipes.


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