Sign in
Download Opera News App



Health Living


Disease prevention and treatment

3 Mistakes Some People Make About Garlic And How It Can Affect The Body

It just so happens that onions are the vegetable crop that receives the greatest plantings worldwide. They are so revered that they have earned the nickname "Queen of Vegetables."

The nutritional value of onions is quite high. They not only provide the body with the vital nutrients it requires but also offer a wide variety of qualities that may be used medicinally. They may be employed as antioxidants, they have features that prevent cancer and inflammation, they are antibacterial and antiviral, and the list of their medical properties goes on and on. These properties are only few of the many that they possess.

Onions have fructans in them.

Onions are unique among vegetables in that they have some fructans, but the majority of vegetables do not have any fructans. This is one of the things that sets onions apart from other vegetables. Carbohydrates like fructan have been shown to have beneficial effects on one's health. As a consequence of this, fructans have been shown to either decrease or prevent the formation of chemicals that are connected to tumors. This suggests that it is effective in preventing cancer and maybe other types of chronic disorders as well.

Beneficial bacteria

The consumption of fructan can also provide a source of nourishment for the beneficial bacteria that live in the digestive tract, which may lead to an increase in the total number of beneficial bacteria in your body.

Consequences of consuming excessive amounts of onion

1. The digestive tract does not have any enzymes that are able to breakdown or break down fructans. As a direct consequence of this, the body is unable to digest fructans and quickly absorb them.

2. In addition, when significant levels of fructans build in the stomach, they have the potential to produce gastrointestinal issues such as bloating, abdominal discomfort, gas, and cramping. These symptoms may be caused by a number of different things.

In light of this information, it is strongly recommended that you limit the amount of onions that you consume. Consume between 50 and 80 grams on a daily basis, as recommended.

Content created and supplied by: Healthlord (via Opera News )

Garlic Queen of Vegetables


Load app to read more comments