of Onion (Vegetable):

is a vegetable and it is cultivated in almost all countries. But it is not used
in few communities; onion is used for cooking purposes but some people do use
raw onion in lunch especially in South Asian countries like Pakistan. 


as a vegetable not only provides an excellent taste to dishes but also includes
several health benefits to its consumers. Besides, onions are said to have
remedial, antiseptic, pure antifungal, and possess other beneficial properties.

complete information’s on the nutritional value and significance of onions
given below, along with the nutrition benefits of eating the vegetable.

Value of Onion:

of nutrients in a medium-sized onion (approximately 150 grams):

        Vitamin A – 75 IU

        Vitamin C – 9 mg

        Calcium – 48 mg

        Proteins – 1 gm

        Phosphorus – 66 mg

        Carbohydrate – 16 gm

        Sodium – 5 mg

        Potassium – 200 mg

        Dietary Fiber – 3 gm

        Calories – 60

        Total Fat – 0 gm

        Saturated Fat – 0 gm

& Nutrition Benefits of Eating Onions:

        Fresh, as well as cooked onions, have
anti-platelet adhesiveness, which helps in preventing thrombosis.

        Onion is very good for those suffering
from high blood pressure.

        Onion helps reduce inflammation and is,
therefore, beneficial for those suffering from Neuritis, Vertigo, and

        Onion, being a diuretic, increases the
secretion of urine.

        Onions are affluent in flavonoids and
thus, protect against cardiovascular disease.

        Onions are an advantage for the health
of hair, finger, and toenails and even for the eyes.

        Onions contain many sulfides that help
in lowering blood lipids.

        Onions have anti-allergy properties,
apart from being slightly laxative.

        Onions help reduce mucus from the
cavities and loosen phlegm, in turn, improve the symptoms of sinus.

        Onions help the body in demolishing
worms and other parasites.

        Researches have discovered that onions
prolong permanence.

        Onions can help lower blood sugar; and
also excellent for diabetes.

        The extracts of onion, being rich in a
variety of sulfides provide some protection against tumor growth.

        Its extract also helpful in reducing
pain and poison of snake bites.

have benefits in the improvement of the following disorder for instance:

1.       Asthma.

2.       Bacterial Infections.

3.       Cough.

4.       Colds.

5.       Influenza.

6.       Insomnia.

7.       Obesity.

8.       Pneumonia.

9.       Tuberculosis TB.

10.     Neuritis.

11.     Vertigo.

12.     Bronchitis