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You will have to weigh it better before choosing one of this in the market then you know its different benefits

White Onions and purple onions have many more differences than just their color. Today we will tell you what they are and how you can make the most of them.

Although at first glance they only seem to have differences in their color, there are many other things you can't see with your eyes. They are similar in taste and texture and have numerous medicinal properties. In the case of the purple onion, it is richer in antioxidants and when making a cut, the purple onion weeps less than the white onion.

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Its color is also usually used according to the dish to be prepared. It is common to see the white or yellow onion more often because it is more versatile for its peculiar flavor and it is softer when cooking. Among the most common dishes are soups, stews, casseroles and sauces.

The red, typical of the area of Liébana, has a sweeter flavor, so it is very useful in salads, dishes such as ceviche or on tacos, hot dogs, pizzas... raw dishes where you can enjoy its flavor without alteration. It is also more attractive and appetizing to the naked eye.

The deep purple onion tends to reach a large size, has its peak in summer and early autumn, when it achieves a milder flavor, as its acidity intensifies throughout the winter.

For the preservation of the different types of onions, it is sufficient to store them in a dark, cool and dry place.

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From a scientific point of view, there is medical research that indicates that alliaceous vegetables contain substances that inhibit a variety of tumors that cause breast, endometrial, colon and digestive tract cancer.

In terms of health, purple onions are richer in antioxidants than white onions, which is why they have their characteristic color. Among its components are anthocyanins, which have therapeutic effects, such as reducing coronary heart disease, it is also anti-inflammatory, improves visual acuity and the immune system.

It also contains a higher amount of quercetin, a potent antioxidant with an anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effect, as well as promoting blood circulation.

White onions help reduce blood cholesterol (LDL or bad cholesterol).

In common, white and purple onions are rich in vitamin A, B and C, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and potassium, stimulate appetite, promote digestion, are expectorant, bactericidal, diuretic and depurative

Daniel Pire

Estudiante de Farmacia de la Universidad Central de Venezuela. Fanático de aprender cosas nuevas cada día. Redactor de ColombiaHoy.News y anteriormente Mui.In. Me gusta mantenerme al día con temas tecnológicos y los medios de comunicación. Los tópicos de salud y biotecnología son mis preferidos. Apasionado por conocer un lugar nuevo siempre que sea posible! La cocina y la comida son mi ruta de escape para cualquier ocasión.+ info

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