Category Archives: Health and Nutrition

Onions Contribute to a Healthy Gut

Onions Contribute to a Healthy Gut  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 … 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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Onion’s Many Hidden Benefits

January’s 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 … Continue reading

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Join Me Tomorrow for #OnionChat

Since the beginning of the year I’ve been feeling kinda sluggish.  Admittedly, the holidays were busy at my house, but thankfully, I don’t feel like I ate overate or ate too many sweets.  Maybe it’s post-holiday blahs, or maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Plant Power Yourself into the New Year

Happy New Year! In the spirit of putting the best foot forward this year, I’m delighted to have Sharon Palmer, RD as a guest blogger. I’m even more excited to announce that Sharon and I are  co-hosting a Twitter Party #onionchat … Continue reading

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It’s Sweet Onion Time

Straight from New York City, I am excited to introduce you to Dana Jacobi, my guest blog post author this week!  Dana is the author of 10 best-selling cookbooks.  Her most recent book, “Cook & Freeze” has 150 delicious dishes to serve now and … Continue reading

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Cholesterol, Prostate Cancer, and Aging

What do onions, cholesterol, prostate cancer, and getting older have in common?  Lots!  And after a lengthy hiatus, the Onionista is back and ready to shed some light on these topics. Properties of onion in relationship to cholesterol   –   The organosulfur compounds found in … Continue reading

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What’s In An Onion That’s Good For Us?

Some people get tears in their eyes thinking about chopping an onion, while others think about getting bad breath from eating them. Well, I suppose I am quite biased, but I say chop, chop!  Eat more onions!  Like other fruits and … Continue reading

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Arthritis Awareness Month

Since May is Arthritis Awareness month, I wanted to share some recent news discovered about onions and how they may be able to help people with arthritis and other diseases.  For more information about the research in this article, click … Continue reading

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