Onions

Onion Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Chopped
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 64 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 7g
Protein 2g

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4%
Iron 2%
Vitamin K 1%
Thiamin 5%
Riboflavin 3%
Niacin 1%
Vitamin B6 10%
Folate 8%
Pantothenic Acid 2%
Magnesium 4%
Phosphorus 5%
Potassium 7%
Zinc 2%
Copper 3%
Manganese 10%
Selenium 1%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 16

 

 

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Potential Health Benefits

  • powerful anti-cancer properties
  • increased connective tissue health boost
  • immune system health boost
  • anti-inflammatory properties
  • improved blood glucose management
  • improved cholesterol management
  • anti-bacterial properties
  • body detoxifier
  • antioxidant

 

Potential Athletic Benefits

  • Increase immune system health and response to post-workout vulnerabilities.
  • Help detox away heavy metals and stored wastes from muscle tissue.
  • Help protect against cancer risk from excessive oxidative stress levels.
  • Used by ancient athletes to prepare for competition and still reins true for today.

Glycemic Index Rank

10 out of 100

RankValue
Low Glycemic less than 55

Food Sensitivity Rank

<1 to 1 ratio

RankValue
Low for Fructose Sensitivity less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)

Onions have been a popular superfood all throughout history. They help to ward off colds, cancer, and disease, in addition, they may act as powerful nutrient rich combatants of aging. Onions may be used as an anti-microbial treatment, anti-inflammatory remedy, and glucose management food. They may also be consumed regularly with minimal to no side effects (given you are not allergic, intolerant, or reactive in any way).

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tannins

are organic antioxidant biomolecules that may carry potent anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties. Tannins are also known for their ability to improve dental hygiene and reduce plaque build-up on teeth. Tannins do however possess strong staining properties.
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Sources include: USDA

***All-Body Fitness takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided above. Please contact a medical doctor or a registered dietitian for nutrition advice.

 

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