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The calories in onions are very low at about 40 calories for a medium onion, they are included in all types of weight loss diets & onions have the effect of lowering glucose levels in the body, by increasing the amount of free insulin. Trace minerals such as chromium increase the tolerance to glucose, & lower insulin levels. Grilled cheese & sauteed Onions are delicious. Try Onion Soup, cucmber and onion salad, a low calorie dip with tomatoes & jalapenos, in cottage cheese w/ parsley.
The more red onion you eat, the lower your blood-sugar glucose levels will be. They are beneficial to gastrointestinal health. Red onions also reduce inflammation in the blood vessels. Onions have sulfur compounds, & the minerals calcium, magnesium. Onions can inhibit the development of cancerous cells, &have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that can relieve a stomach ache. Try a red onion brocolli salad, a sandwich, in soups, mixed with other steamed veggies. Love Them!
Onion Soup ~ Cheap ~ Nutritious ~ So Low In Calories
Onions are very rich in vitamins and minerals. They are antioxidants & anti-inflammatory properties, so very god for arthritis, cholesterol, diabetes, osteoporosis and even a help in fighting cancer. Beef broth & onions, so very low in calories. Add a very thin slice of French bread with melted swiss cheese from the toaster & you have a quick French Onion Soup. Or try a beef shank which will make the beef stock and add the onions...still a budget friendly meal. Beef shank/veggie soup
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