Health benefits of spring onions

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 12:50

Spring onions also known as salad onions, green onions or scallions has an intense flavour and adds great nutritive to the dish.

A few health benefits of spring onions are as follows:

1. Spring onions are very good source of vitamin C, chromium and dietary fibre

2. Helps protect against cardiovascular disease as they are a rich source of flavonoids

3. Helps lower glucose levels in the blood stream

4. Having spring onions helps protect against cancer, especially ovarian cancer

5. It supports gastrointestinal health and helps destroy worms and other parasites in the stomach

6. Possess antibacterial and anti fungal properties

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First Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 12:50

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