Onions ‘can control obesity, diabetes and BP’

Updated: Apr 17, 2011, 14:43 PM IST

Melbourne: A new study shows that onions can be instrumental in regulating weight, besides preventing diabetes and reducing blood pressure.

Biomedical scientists at the University of Southern Queensland have revealed that onions can combat obesity, diabetes and increased blood pressure, reports Courier Mail.

They highlights that rutin extracted from onions reversed fat stores in laboratory rats, lowered blood pressure, reversed glucose problems and repaired liver damage.