Friday, July 29, 2011

Myth: Onions have no nutritional value.

variety of onions
Answer: Busted!

One half cup of onions provides a good source of vitamin C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and dietary fiber. Onions are fat free and low in calories, yet add abundant flavor to a wide variety of foods.

Additional nutrition information can be found at

Contributor: Maude Harris, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, University of Missouri Extension,, 573.545.3516

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