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How eating onions is beneficial for health

Onions are loaded with plant chemicals including flavonoids, which have both an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effect. When consumed regularly and in sufficient quantity, these compounds may help protect against chronic conditions such as cancer and diabetes.

In general, most of the diseases of man are caused by his own unhealthy eating habits. Due to this, he suffers from major diseases. But now medical sciences are researching that it is better to take measures to avoid suffering from diseases than to suffer from them.

Generally, in our eastern society, people eat finely chopped onion with lunch, most of them eat it as a habit and for taste, but now experts have It has been revealed how finely chopped onion with lunch can be beneficial for health.

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Health effects of eating onions with food

Here it is worth noting that this onion is useful for health if used with lunch, but experts do not advise eating it at night. Because they believe that consumption of onion at night can cause bad breath, therefore one should be careful not to consume it at night, however, its consumption with lunch is recommended for health reasons. may prove useful.

1: Elimination of stomach worms

Onion is an excellent antioxidant and consuming it in raw form for lunch is not only deadly for human stomach worms, but it also gets help eliminates stomach worms and contributes to healthy human development.

2: Useful for heart and stomach

Consuming raw onion accelerates the digestive process, especially helps in the digestion of fat, and contains a large amount of sulfide, which also controls the level of cholesterol in the blood, which prevents heart diseases and the risk of stroke is reduced.

3: Protection from Cholera

Cholera disease is caused by dangerous bacteria, usually, after rains, this disease can enter the body through water and food, but raw onion has the effect of killing such dangerous bacteria. Prevents the risk of cholera.

4: Beneficial for diabetics

Generally, the blood sugar level increases naturally with food, in such a case the consumption of raw onion with food naturally controls the blood sugar level and prevents it from increasing dangerously.

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5: For respiratory ailments

Onions have natural lung cleansing properties, so eating raw onions with food naturally cleanses the lungs, which not only relieves cough but also helps asthma patients breathe easier.

With all these benefits, just as moderation is necessary for the consumption of everything, caution is also necessary for the consumption of onion, its excessive consumption can also cause some health problems, including gas in the body, which can cause bloating and stomach acid. Apart from this, those who use blood-thinning drugs should also be careful in using onion because it can affect the ability of these drugs to work.


The writer is working as an Administrator in the Federal Board of Revenue, Islamabad. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the editorial policy of Global Village Space.