Category Archives: Health and Nutrition

Onion nutritional benefits become your heart’s ally

Onions — what we like to call Nature’s Ninja — are prized not only for their flavorful addition to meals, but for their value-added nutritional benefits. See video here. Onions are high in vitamin C, a good source of fiber, … Continue reading

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Up your annual onion consumption in just one week out of each month

If you hadn’t heard, Americans on average eat about 22 pounds of onions per person per year. That kind of onion consumption helps keep a body healthy by providing necessary vitamins and nutrients to ward off heart disease and cancers … Continue reading

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Onions Contribute to a Healthy Gut

Nutrition Nugget  Over two thousand years ago, Hippocrates said “All disease begins in the gut.” While this statement isn’t completely true, there is much wisdom to it. Bacteria and other organisms in our bodies do a lot more than help … Continue reading

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Warm Up with Curried Onion Apple Soup

Warm Up with Curried Onion Apple Soup After a busy holiday season, January’s cold snap has me looking for warm, comforting, healthy, but totally satisfying meals! To me, a steamy bowl of soup is the perfect and this Curried Onion Apple … Continue reading

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Dining In for Healthy Families with Aztec Pork

Sharing meals together is important, but it is not always easy. This is exactly why the National Onion Association is proud to support Family & Consumer Sciences Day, “Dining In” for Healthy Families on December 3rd. And, for the occasion we’re … Continue reading

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