Top 5 benefits of onion for your overall health!

New Delhi, June 21: Onion is counted as one of the healthiest vegetables available in the market. It has emerged as an indispensable part of various salads all over the globe and many love to relish it with their meal. It has also become an integral part of many vegetable thus adding taste to them. The layered vegetable possesses plenty of health benefits which can be described below as: 

Fight indigestion: Onion helps in boosting your digestion as it contains high amount of fibre. If you are suffering from indigestion, you may sprinkle a little bit of onion powder on your salad or vegetable and say bye bye to all your indigestion woes. 

Healthy bones: Onion contains high amount of potassium which is considered to be very beneficial for your bones and heart. A regular intake of onion can help you get healthy heart and bones. Consuming onion over a regular period can also help you regulate your blood pressure levels too.

Boost metabolism: It helps in enhancing your metabolism and blood coagulation. A deficiency of manganese can cause diabetes, arthritis, and osteoporosis. Onion possesses manganese which is required to keep your bone tissues healthy.

Fight cold: Onion helps in curing cold and other respiratory disorders. The volatile oil available in the layered vegetable dislodges the mucus and prevents its fresh formation. It has been used for centuries to heal coughs, bronchitis, congestion, and metabolism infections. Raw onions are suggested by many experts to fight off cold.

Healthy heart: The topmost benefit of consuming onion is that it has low density of sodium. When it is used as a substitute of salt, it will not only boost the flavour of any meal but it can also minimize the chances of heart strokes. 

Therefore, to avoid these problems, experts state that onion should be consumed on regular basis. 

News24 Bureau