This includes all types of onions, and their cousins, shallots and leeks.
Perfect Portion: Eat as much as you like.
- Very low glycemic load
- Sulfer and flavonids may help fend off cancer, especially prostrate and lung
- Helps preserve bone and prevents osteoporosis
- Anti-inflammatory, helps relieve pain and swelling of arthritis
- Green tops of Scallions and Spring Onions are rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene