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October 07, 2010

Red Onion helps prevent heart disease

A new study claims that the humble red onion could help prevent heart disease reducing bad cholesterol.
 
Onion may be smelly & hard by taste, but it has potentiality to keep your heart healthy.

According to the researchers from the Chinese University, the vegetable red onion that is familiar to Mediterranean & Indian cuisine, removes bad cholesterol from the body, which can cause heart attack & strokes.

The study conducted on hamsters, who had all been put on a high-cholesterol diet, found that their levels of bad cholesterol, or low density lipoprotein (LDL), was dropped by  20% after eight weeks. The researchers came with suggestion that Onions are known to 've many health benefits & the regular consumption of red onion reduces the risk of coronary heart disease. They claim that red onion is more effective for heart than white onion. 

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