Onion can reduce by up to 14% chance of developing cancer
Known as one of the main seasonings, it has an unmistakable, strong and acidic flavor, and a pungent smell. Many people do not support these characteristics of the vegetable, especially when raw on the plate. The onion is rich in several vitamins, such as vitamin A, B1, B2, B3 and C, as well as providing iron , calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium and sodium to our bodies, important nutrients to maintain a healthy body and prevent some diseases. The vegetable is also indicated for people with circulation problems, as it has a high degree of quercetin, an important flavonoid that promotes blood circulation, and also silicon, which helps prevent thrombosis and aging veins and arteries.
A study by the Mario Negri Institute of Pharmacological Research in Milan, Italy, says that eating about one onion during the week reduces the chance of developing cancer by as much as 14 percent. The researcher Carlotta Galeone, extended the research and came to the conclusion that the protection that the onion offers is proportionally linked to the ingested portions. Thus, two weekly onions are sufficient to bring the chance of laryngeal cancer to 56%, 43% for ovaries, and 25% for kidneys.
At first glance, all types of onions may appear from the nutritional view. But although they have excellent benefits, there are some minor differences. The most consumed types in Brazil are white onion and purple onion. White onion contains more calcium and purple is richer in beta-carotene. Another point we can highlight is the amount of calories in each one, since the traditional one has 31.5 kcal in 100g, while the purple one has 34 kcal.
Even with the difference in caloric value, onion is a great ally for people who are on a diet, either to provide more health or to help with weight loss. Its high fiber content improves intestinal transit and helps eliminate toxins, preventing fluid retention. In addition, of course, to provide a greater sense of satiety.
To finish, the onion is great when consumed along with the garlic. The double is able to reduce the formation of gallstones, increasing the production of two enzymes responsible for forming almost 80% of the stones in the gallbladder.
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