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Articles December 2014 Issue

Know Your Onions: Peeling Powerful Nutrition Benefits

The pungent veggies’ health benefits are worth shedding a few tears for.

The ancient Egyptians were onto something when they paid their pyramid-building crews with onions, and placed onions in the tombs of their pharaohs. In the Biblical account of the Exodus, onions are among the Egyptian foods the children of Israel miss. In ancient Greece, Olympians prepared for the games by drinking onion juice and rubbing their bodies with onions.

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