Dr Jack A T Edmonds MB BS FRCGP

Private General Practitioner

Your Health in Our Hands

120 Harley Street
London
W1G 7JW

Phone: 020 7935 5050
Fax: 020 7935 3888
Email: enquiry@drjackedmonds.co.uk

ONIONS

ONIONS

Key nutrients :  Potassium, Calcium, Folate, Vitamins C, B6 and E, Biotin

Healing Properties :  Traditionally used as a remedy for coughs, colds and bronchitis.   A rich source of quercetin a strong antioxidant.   Research suggests that the absorption of quercetin from onions may be 32 per cent more efficient and quicker than from other sources and can remain in the body for approximately 24 hours.  

Choosing and Cooking : Select firm and unbroken skin onions and store in dry place.   Can be eaten raw which is the most beneficial to health but can also be enjoyed in any cooking whether it be stir-fried, baked, sautéed, roasted, boiled, casseroled or in soups.

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