Onions for Health and Happiness

Onions for Health and Happiness

Onions should be included in your daily diet.

  • Don’t skimp on onions in your daily diet.
  • A few servings of onions each week are sufficient to lower your risk of certain kinds of some kinds of laryngeal, ovarian cancer.
  • Onions can increase our bone density and may help ovoid loss of bone density that leads to fractures.Roasted
  • Onions were popular with the ancient Greeks and Romans. The Egyptians, Indians, Europeans and Chinese used onions as an inexpensive medicine.
  • . Colored varieties (yellow and red) contain more antioxidants than white ones.
  • Bottom line:Onions are rich in plant compounds and antioxidants, especially quercetin and sulfur-containing compounds.
  • Raw onions may be the best, but cooked on low hear is still good.


  • Do this job while standing. This puts your eyes further from the onion.
  • Skin the onions .Use caution to not take too much of the nutrient laden skin.
  • Cut them into halves then quarters.
  • Keep them dry so they will take on more olive oil and not dry out in roasting.
  • Put them in a small bowl and slather them with good olive oil.
  • Place them in a baking dish or pan.

Preheat an conventional oven or convection oven to about 375 degrees.

  • Do not cover the pan.
  • Bake about one half hour until nice and brown–or the color you want.

These will travel well and will keep in the refrigerator for about a week.

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