• Onion is loaded with numerous health benefits, and scientists are still discovering how beneficial this vegetable really is.
  • It’s a very good source of vitamins C and B6, phosphorus, folate and potassium.
  • The manganese in onions also provides health-protective antioxidant properties.
  • Significant amounts of polyphenols (another phytochemical in onions) and an antioxidant flavonoid called quercetin (which has proven anticancer, anti-inflammatory and antidiabetic functions) account for the reputation onions have for disease prevention.