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Magical benefits of onion that keep the doctor away

Tips for ParentBy Onlymyhealth Editorial Team / 2016-07-18T00:00:00+5:30
You might have heard ‘An apple a day keeps the doctor away’ but have you ever heard ‘An onion a day keeps the doctor away’? Yes, indeed it is true that onion can keep a doctor away. Onions are an integral part of Indian cooking and no dish is complete without onions. Apart from being a great component to turn any Indian dish lip-smacking, onion has many health benefits that you must not be aware of. This video here shows you all the health benefits that raw onion has. One cup chopped onion has 64 calories, 15 gm of carbohydrate, 3 gm of fiber, 2 gm of protein, 7 gm of sugar and other nutrients like manganese, Vitamin C and B-6. Raw onion also contains folate, iron, calcium and antioxidants. Apart from these components, raw onion can help you lower the cholesterol level and can keep your heart healthy. The vitamin c can help you boost the immunity with the help of phytochemicals present in raw onion. If you mix a little onion juice with a little amount of honey, it can cure common cold, fever and other allergies. The biggest and the most surprising health benefit of cancer is that it can help you prevent cancer. The folate present in onions can help you fight against depression by regulating sleep and appetite. If you are suffering nose bleeding, sniffing on an onion can help you stop the nose bleeding in an instant. The Vitamin c present in raw onion can help you have a great skin and hair. The anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties of onion can help you cure the inflammation and bacterial infections. If you just chew on a raw onion, you can have a better oral health.

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