Category Archives: Health and Nutrition

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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Onions – Filling the Fiber Gap

Nutrition Nugget Despite of the growing awareness fiber consumption plays in healthy aging and preventing chronic illness, most Americans don’t eat enough fiber. Adults need about 25 – 38 grams of fiber a day, depending upon age, gender and overall health status. … Continue reading

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Onion’s Many Hidden Benefits

Nutrition Nugget While you may know that onions are tasty, versatile and come in different colors you may not be aware of all the healthy compounds beneath their layers or how onions complement other healthy foods. A significant body of research shows when we eat a … Continue reading

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