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The nutrition
ninja

Whilst the onion may not be the hero ingredient of many meals, it definitely stands out in terms of its health attributes. From supporting gut, heart and brain health to fighting free radical damage, onions are a reliable, versatile and affordable pantry staple.

Onions - the Nutrition Ninja
Monthly Research Updates

RESEARCH UPDATES

Onion nutrition and health factsheets

HEALTH AND NUTRITION RESOURCES

Simple ways to eat onions

SIMPLE WAYS TO
EAT ONIONS

Meal Plans

MEAL PLANS

Onions Health and Nutrition Report

Literature review

Beneath the layers of the humble onion lie many nutrition benefits, but not everyone knows just how healthy onions really are. 

We have reviewed the latest nutrition research into onions and have prepared the Onion Health and Nutrition Report. This report summarises the nutrition and health benefits of onions, including conditions ranging from gut health, heart and brain health to emerging research for bone health, fertility, cancer prevention and healthy ageing. 

The report also covers usage tips so more Australians can reap the benefits from adding more onions to their diet.

Research Updates

Anti-diabetic potential of onion: A review

Anti-diabetic potential of onion: A review

The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa is found to be strongly associated with helping lower high blood glucose (sugar) and managing diabetes and reducing complications. Onion flavonoids have been shown to increase insulin secretion by controlling hormonal release...

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