Onions help prevent osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone instability disease that often occurs in women after menopause. At this age, it’s especially important to keep bones healthy. Decrease of bone density and architecture are the main causes of osteoporosis in women after menopause. Onions can help increase bone density if consumed daily (at least half a medium onion per day). How to prepare onions? When peeling an onion, try to peal away the least possible amount of outer layers, since most nutrients are in the outer layer of the onion. Sautee in a pan for 5 minutes. – as described by WHFoods: Onions). You can also eat raw onion by tossing slices of onion through a salad or having some on top of a hamburger.

Women who consume half an onion per day show a 20% decreased risk of hip fracture compared to those who do not consume onions.

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