Health Benefits of Onion

What are the health benefits and vitamins in Onion?

Vitamins in Onion

→ Onions vary in color, size and flavor.
→ Commonly found types are red, yellow and white onion.
Vitamins In Onion
→ Regular consumption of onion reduces the risk of different cancer and regulates the digestion and blood flow.
→ Quercetin presence in onion prevent us from the attack of plaque, heart attack and stoke.
→ It also acts as anti-cancer agent.
→ It is a great stress reliever and enhances the mood by controlling the formation of homocysteine.

Detailed here the vitamin sources of Onion.

VitaminsUnitValue per 100g
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg7.4
Thiamin mg0.046
Riboflavin mg0.027
Niacin mg0.116
Vitamin B-6 mg0.120
Folate, DFE µg19
Vitamin B-12 µg0.00
Vitamin A, RAE µg0
Vitamin A, IU IU2
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg0.02
Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg0.0
Vitamin D IU0
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg0.4

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