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are onions healthy for you

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See: http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=45
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Onions: Refer to Livescience.com/45293-onion-nutrition.html for info.

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Part of healthy diet: It is not inherently any better than other foods. If you like it eat it.
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Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Onions raw or cooked have been shown to reduce various illnesses.
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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Raw Onions : I happen to love to eat raw onions - this is common in the south. Read this: http://voices.Yahoo.Com/health-benefits-eating-raw-onions-6315386.Html. R ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Green onions: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/benefits-green-onions-7762.html
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Garlic and onions: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-300-garlic.aspx?activeingredientid=300&activeingredientname=garlic AND See: onions
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Both bad.: Hate to break it to you, but they're both bad - fried messes. If you're eating fast food, replace these with a side salad for a healthier meal.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Red onions: http://www.healwithfood.org/health-benefits/eating-red-onions.php
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
None: Red onions are a milder onion which can be used for cooking and serving in things like salads even when raw without being so strong as white and yello ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Garlic: Lots of folks don't like onions and garlic because of their pungent odor and taste. No problem. I suggest you "eat the rainbow." brightly colored f ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
It doesn't: My opinion only. Hope it's helpful Dr Z
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Serious Questions: Please. Almost every culture uses onions in their diet. This cannot be a serious question. Of course it is not bad for your health.

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