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Onion Nutrition Facts

In the rush to gather health information on the processed foods we eat, it can be easy to forget to check the nutritional facts of vegetables like the onion.

Onions are:

High in vitamin C.

A good source of fiber.

Only 45 calories per serving.

Sodium, fat, and cholesterol free.

Research has made the benefits of knowing the nutritional facts of vegetables clear: An active lifestyle combined with a high intake of fruits and vegetables have been associated with a variety of health benefits highlighted in the health research section.


Onion Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 Medium Onion (148g)

Percent Daily Values*

Calories

64

3%

Total Carbohydrate

11 g

4%

Total Fat

0

0%

Cholesterol

0

0%

Dietary Fiber

3 g

12%

Sugars

9 g

 

Protein

1.6 g

3%

Vitamins

 

 

Vitamin A

3 IU

0%

Vitamin C

11.8 mg

20%

Vitamin B6

0.2 mg

9%

Folate

28.5 mcg

7%

Minerals

 

 

Calcium

36.8 mg

4%

Iron

.3 mg

2%

Magnesium

15 mg

4%

Phosphorus

43.5 mg

4%

Potassium

190 mg

5%

Sodium

6.4

0%

Zinc

.3 mcg

2%

Copper

0.1 mg

3%

Manganese

0.2 mcg

10%

Selenium

0.7 mcg

1%

Fluoride

1.8 mcg

 

Other

 

 

Alcohol

0.0 g

 

Water

143 g

 

Ash

0.6 g

 

Caffeine

0.0 mg

 

*Percent (%) Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Source: Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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