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Onion (500gms) / بصلة

Onion (500gms) / بصلة

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Benefits

Onions belong to the Allium family of plants, which also includes chives, garlic, and leeks. These vegetables have characteristic pungent flavors and some medicinal properties.

It is common knowledge that chopping onions causes watery eyes. However, onions may also provide potential health benefits. These may include reducing the risk of several types of cancer, improving mood, and maintaining skin and hair health.

Nutrition

Onions are a nutrient-dense food, meaning that they are high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants while being low in calories.

One cup of chopped onion provides:

  • 64 calories
  • 14.9 grams (g) of carbohydrate
  • 0.16 g of fat
  • 0 g of cholesterol
  • 2.72 g of fiber
  • 6.78 g of sugar
  • 1.76 g of protein

Onions are a good source of the following nutrients, according to the recommended daily allowance (RDA) and adequate intake (AI) values from the Dietary Guidelines for Americans:

Nutrient Percentage of daily requirement in adults
Vitamin C (RDA) 13.11% for males and 15.73% for females
Vitamin B-6 (RDA) 11.29–14.77%, depending on age
Manganese (AI) 8.96% for males and 11.44% for females

Onions also contain small amounts of: