Onion Medium is a great anti-septic that is rich in vitamins A, B and C. It includes a purplish-red skin which color is layered though white flesh. It is a strong source of folate, chromium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium and iron. They are spicier. It is the richest dietary source of quercitin, a strong antioxidant flavonoid.
It lowers cholesterol, inhibits hardening of the arteries, enhances elasticity of blood vessels, and helps to maintain healthy blood pressure. They are helpful in reducing food-borne illnesses caused by microbial contamination. It prevents tumor growth and reduces the risk of cancer.
It can be used, usually chopped or sliced, in almost every type of food, including cooked foods and fresh salads, and as a spicy garnish. It commonly used as a base for curries, or made into a paste and eaten as a main course or as a side dish.