Onions have become a core component of my diet. I am using them almost as a rice or pasta alternative. I'll cook a whole vidalia onion then throw in some leafy greens to make a sort of onion based stir fry. Are there any particular health concerns... (more)
No, probably because they are high-FODMAP (specifically fructans). A lot of people with IBS have fructose malabsorption, and onions are considered a major offender.
Aside from the bad odor that they can give you. are there any scientific reasons, or hypothetical scientific reasons Garlic and/or Onions are/might be bad to consume. Please I'm only looking for science here, not "I feel bad after I eat onions",... (more)
I have never heard of any toxin for people being produced in sprouts of onions (I teach several toxic plant courses). Keep in mind that in quantity, onions can be toxic to most of our pets and stock animals (especially horses and cats). The plant... (more)