Onions are great in that they can be used in pretty much any dish. They can be boiled for soups, sautéed for any stir fry or pasta dish, or eaten raw in salads and salsas to name a few. They are easily worked into any diet, with delicious consequences. When eaten raw, they are have a strong and pungent flavor, but when cooked their sugars are unlocked, lending any dish a delectable sweetness. All the better to have plenty of onion in your diet, as they have great health effects that will round out your diet, leaving you feeling better and more energetic.
Onion History and Culture
Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (16)The onion was introduced to the west by Christopher Columbus, who brought it back after his travels in the Caribbean. Onions were already present in North America, where they gathered wild onions for medicinal use. Later, the onion would be cultivated by pilgrims in 1648 and be formally introduced as an staple vegetable in the early American diet.
Onion Health Benefits