Be sure to check this post before you throw onion peels again!
Multiple studies have shown that the onion peels are high in antioxidants, even more than the onion itself, and it significantly boosts overall health.
The brown outer layer is a rich source of antioxidants, dietary fiber, and flavonoids, which promote skin health.
Additionally, the onion skin is high in a potent pigment known as quercetin, which prevents clogging of arteries and reduces hypertension, has powerful sedative properties, and treats insomnia. Furthermore, It has powerful antibacterial, antioxidant, anticancer, and antifungal qualities.
The incorporation of the onion skin into the diet will lower the risk of:
- Type 2 diabetes
- Cardiovascular diseases
- Gastrointestinal problems
- Colon cancer