The onion is part of the diet of billions of people around the world. Are consumed in infinite ways and is a healthy food. Among its health benefits has been demonstrated that the preventive properties of the onion are especially useful to prevent cancer and promote heart health.
All varieties of onions are a rich source of oligosaccharides, these substances have the ability to stimulate the growth of good bacteria that naturally stay in the colon and also are able to suppress the growth of potentially harmful bacteria.
This results in protection against tumor development in the area so we say that the onion is anticarcinogenic. It is a powerful prevention tool especially against colon cancer.
The onion also has among its members a range of sulphide chemicals similar to those found in garlic. Both belong to the same family of plants and are effective in reducing blood lipids and blood pressure. They are also a source of flavonoids, substances known for its protective property against cardiovascular disease.…