Green onions, also termed as “spring onion”, are easily available all year round and have green leaves that have a green white bulb at the roots. These are those varieties of the onions that are simply harvested before it reaches to maturity and add a mild flavor of onion to the dishes.
It has a flavor and texture that is slightly dissimilar to a mature onion and can be served in various ways. You can serve these chopped in salads or in various Chinese dishes.
How to purchase this?
Purchasing this variety of onions is not so difficult; you can choose the one that is a little crisp and not wilting. Also note that these are to be used in 1 or 2 days after purchase so that they do not wilt. Also the process of wilting can be slowed down by tying them into a tightly sealed plastic bag and placing in the vegetable crisper box of the refrigerator.
You can use green onions to dress your salads with small chopped pieces or add it to condensed chicken soup or use it as a way to dress baked potato. Also you may add it to rice or packaged foods to add a flavor and goodness of green onions.
Health Benefits of Onions unlocked!!
1. Regulates the blood sugar levels
Diabetics can benefit with the consumption of green onions as these are great way to regulate the blood sugar levels. It helps in diluting the effect of onions and thinning of the dark blood. This further assists in eliminating the sugar from blood and treat cardiovascular problems.
2. Help in treating tumors
A daily consumption of green onions helps in eliminating the tumor and cancerous cells. Onions have rich flavonoids molecules that are involved in UV filtration, floral pigmentation and symbiotic nitrogen fixation. These are an anti-cancer molecule that prevents the growth of cancer cells in the body.
3. Anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic
Onions are good in anti inflammation and speeds up the process of healing wounds. Also these help in treating the various allergies that helps in curing cough and cold. Also these are good in treating asthma and respiratory problems.
4. Prevents stomach ache
Onions are rich in fructose-oligosaccharides that help in growing the good bacteria and reduce the bad bacteria. These aids in treating stomach aches.
Also the onions help in weight loss, boosting sex life and regulate the cholesterol levels in body. Adding a zesty flavor of onions to your dishes can be of great health benefits!!!