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Onions – Inflammation Superfood

Nutrition Nugget Inflammation is the body’s natural protective response to illness, stress and infection; however, some illnesses and diseases cause the body’s immune system to malfunction, leading to chronic inflammation. When inflammation is activated continuously over many years, it can … 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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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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