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.
- 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.