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Onions: Antibacterial Weapon

Onions: Antibacterial Weapon

Leeks, chives, ramps, scallions, red onions, yellow onions, white onions, shallots, and any other type of allium you enjoy are nature’s antibiotics.

Onions are one of the most accomplished foods on the planet for keeping down bacterial overgrowth in the body, making them a star for anyone who deals with SIBO. This quality also enhances the body’s production of B12.

The sulfur in onions is part of what makes them nature’s antibiotic. It also helps rid the body of radiation exposure, casting out pathogens, and drawing out DDT and other pesticides, herbicides, and toxic heavy metals.

This sulfur also makes onions wonderful for helping with joint pain, degeneration, discomfort, and for repairing tendons and connective tissue. If you have an iron deficiency, onions are also very helpful, because their sulfur content helps slow iron loss.

High in the trace minerals zinc, manganese, iodine, and selenium, onions help rejuvenate the skin and protect the lungs. They’re also helpful for the immune system and circulation.

Onions are very helpful for addressing colds and flus that cause bronchitis, and for bacteria-caused pneumonia. They’re also the ultimate anti-inflammatories for the bowels, helping to heal ulcers, eliminate mucus from the stool, and soothe the intestinal tract

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To truly benefit from onions’ antibacterial and other qualities, we have to eat them as often as possible, and not just a slice here or there. Experiment with different varieties of onions in different dishes. Eat onions raw as much as possible in salads, wraps, on top of steamed vegetables, or any meal. You can also enjoy them steamed, stir-fried, in soups, and in Medical Medium Healing Broth.

For more information on the healing properties of onions and the symptoms and conditions they can help with, check out the New York Times best-selling book, Medical Medium Life-Changing Foods: Save Yourself and the Ones You Love with the Hidden Healing Powers of Fruits & Vegetables, and the other books in the Medical Medium series.

This item posted: 01-Sep-2021

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