Sale NEW SEASONS EARLY ONIONS 2.8 KG Pukekohe Grown zoom
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Great on the barbecue or raw in salads or sandwiches

Peel an onion for unique & unreal benefits.

The modest onion helps maintain a healthy immune system, a vital first defence in protecting the body from illness

Onions are the  9th most popular vegetable in New Zealand.

Scientific studies have shown positive relationships including onions in diets & a reduced risk of stomach & brain cancer in humans, inhibited platelet-medicated thrombosis (a process that leads to heart attacks & strokes)

More scientific studies have shown positive relationships including reduced levels of cholesterol, triglycerides & thromboxane in the blood (substances involved in the development of cardiovascular disease) & a reduction in symptoms associated with osteoporosis.

From: Onions - Phytochemical & Health Properties, provived by the National Onion Association

A compound known as quercetin is found in onions, which are broken down by the body & helps prevent chronic inflammation that results in the thickening of the arteries, blood clotting in the arteries etc... Thus decreasing the risk of heart disease.

 

ONION TREATMENTS
 

 

Fever

Onions can be used to lower high body temperature during fever. Cut an onion into 2 halves.
Place each half on the bottom of your feet.
Wear a pair of socks overnight to bring down your fever.
The onion will draw out the toxins & illness from your body.
 

Relieves Cold & Chest Congestion

Make a paste of onions & mix with it some coconut oil.
Apply the paste on your chest & cover your chest with a towel. 
You can also do this before bedtime & keep it overnight by wearing a t-shirt.
 

Cough

Cut an onion into two halves & on the inner side of each half, apply 1 tablespoon of brown sugar. 
Close the 2 halves with each other & keep it inside a jar. 
Let it sit for an hour. 
Take this twice a day to prevent cough.

 

Nutrition Information
Serving size:  1/4 onion = 45g
  Average
Quantity
per serving 
% Daily
intake per
serve 
Average
Quantity
per 100g 
 
Energy (kJ/Cal) 58/14 1% 130/31  
Protein (g) 0.3 1% 1.4  
Fat, total (g) 0 0% 0.1  
 - saturated (g) 0.01 0% 0.01  
Carbohydrate (g) 2.3 1% 5.1  
 - sugars (g) 2.3 3% 5.1  
Dietary fibre (g) 0.8 3% 1.8  
Sodium (mg) 1 0% 2  
Vitamin C (mg) 2 5% RDI* 5.0 A source of vitamin C
Niacin (mg) 0.1 1% RDI* 0.3  
Folate (µg)  0 0% RDI* 0  
Potassium (mg) 82   182  

Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ 
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs. 
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 12th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2018

ed Dietary Intake (Average Adult)

Source: The Concise New Zealand Food Composition Tables, 10th Edition, Plant & Food Research - 2014

 

 

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