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Do onion have purines in it?

Do onion have purines in it?

Very little: Onions have very low levels of purines, and are considered a low purine food, and thus safe for gout. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating onions?

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What are the health benefits of eating onions?

Onions: Refer to Livescience.com/45293-onion-nutrition.html for info.

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I was wondering are onions resonsible for food poisning?

I was wondering are onions resonsible for food poisning?

Not usually: Even spoiled onions may be unpleasant to eat but rarely contain the bacteria which cause food poisoning. When onions are admixed with foods containing especially eggs and mayonaisse, then food poisoning can occur, but the source is not the onions. ...Read more

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How can you tell if an onion is rotten?

How can you tell if an onion is rotten?

Soft or firm: Onions can keep a long time in a cool, dark space. An onion is usually rotten if it is soft/mushy. If it is firm, it should be ok...Even if it has started growing a greenish plant from the middle. Just cut that part out. ...Read more

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My daughtr, 16 doesn't like eating onions and separates it from food. Is is ok? What should I do?

My daughtr, 16 doesn't like eating onions and separates it from food. Is is ok? What should I do?

Nothing: I do not like onions and so do not eat them, unless fully cooked or sauteed. Nothing has gone wrong with me. Perhaps ask her if she would eat them if prepared differently. ...Read more

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Raw onion is good for health?

Part of healthy diet: It is not inherently any better than other foods. If you like it eat it. ...Read more

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Are raw onions good for breathing?

Are raw onions good for breathing?

Maybe. Hard to tell: The medical literature says that onions may help, may not help, or may make breathing worse. Confusing! it looks like it only makes it worse in people with allergies or if they breathe dried onion dust. Some people claim that onion contains a substance that can dilate (expand) the lung bronchi. But according to my quick calculations, you need 30 onions a day to achieve this effect! ...Read more

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Are onions ok to eat if you have gout?

Are onions ok to eat if you have gout?

Onions / gout: YES . Onions are safe. Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters /d ...Read more

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Is it healthier to saute or grill food?

Is it healthier to saute or grill food?

Saute vs. grill: In general, grilled foods are healthier since no additives & most nutrients are preserved in the food through grilling. ...Read more

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What can I do if I am allergic to onions?

What can I do if I am allergic to onions?

Food Allergy: Avoid. Unless the allergy is minor, then you can try to limit their use or the manner in which they are made. ...Read more

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What are the nutrients contained in onions?

What are the nutrients contained in onions?

Several: Onions, the big bulbs, are mostly water, with some carbs, fiber, a few vitamins and minerals, a dab of protein and very little fat (oil). They are very low in calories and add flavor to foods. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Onion There have been a few small clinical studies that suggest more specific benefits of onions. See http://healthtools.aarp.org/natstandardcontent/onion/2 ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of green onions?

Green onions: http://healthyeating.sfgate.com/benefits-green-onions-7762.html

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What are the symptoms of hypersensitivity to onions?

What are the symptoms of hypersensitivity to onions?

Typical symptoms: Regardless of the food triggering an allergic reaction the allergic reaction consists of some or all of these symptoms: itchy & swollen of lips, tongue, mouth, throat, nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea, hives, swollen face, eyelids, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, a sense of doom, dizziness, loss of consciousness. ...Read more

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Why does my urine sometimes have a strong onion odor?

Why does my urine sometimes have a strong onion odor?

Urine odor: Urine odor is usually due to something you have had to eat. For instance many people right after the have asparagus have a strong odor to their urine. ...Read more