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Onions For Weight Loss

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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.

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  • I think I can do this one easily. I love onions emoticon - by GARBOW43
  • I use raw onions with my turkey ham or with anything that I am using for breakfast. - by AMBER461
  • Just this past weekend, I heard on our local food news show that you can grill onions - lots - and use them during the week. Suggestions included grilled onion sandwiches, grilled onions on top of practically anything. Sounded like a good idea. Now it even sounds like a better idea! Sorry about the iBS. I have had a problem with that in the past, but for whatever reason it seems to be subsiding just now. - by HOOSIERNATIVE46
  • IBS and onions are not a good combo. Glad you can enjoy them....I have tasted roasted onions and wish I could process them because definitely tasty. Enjoy! emoticon - by HEALTH_NOW

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