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by 15 · June 03, 2014 at 12:18 PM

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)

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VB 0 · June 03, 2014 at 5:54 AM

Consuming onions CANNOT give you SIBO. If you already have SIBO, than yes, onions can be bothersome. However, if you don't have SIBO, onions are fine. As a matter of fact, Terry Wahls recommends "no day without an onion" due to their high sulfur... (more)

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by 0 · December 25, 2013 at 12:27 PM

I LOVE onions! I could eat them until they come out of my ears! I know they are super healthy for you and have quite a bit of anti-oxidants in them. I eat probably 1 small to medium onion a day. While I'm on paleo, I'm trying to lose weight and... (more)

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Nvor 0 · December 19, 2013 at 3:44 PM

You know, onion, like hot peppers, is one of those foods that some people believe aren't "Paleo" because "no way anyone living in the wild could enjoy eating this raw". The people who say that are probably communists and should be federally... (more)

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by 4181 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

they're fighting off the bad bacteria?

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PrairieProf 0 · June 15, 2013 at 3:16 PM

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.

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by 35 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

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)

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megawatts 0 · November 25, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Garlic and onions are often big problems for people with digestive disorders. Those who have difficulties with FODMAP foods often have problems with garlic and onions. It is my understanding, however, that the FODMAPs are not believed to cause the... (more)

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by 147 · September 16, 2014 at 7:23 PM

After a while onions start to sprout. Is the green part OK to eat? The web is full of anecdotal yes's, but who knows?

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UncleLongHair 0 · May 21, 2011 at 1:20 PM

If you're talking about the ones in your fridge, yeah these are as safe to eat as the onions were, though they've probably been sitting around for a while, so have a higher chance of spoilage and will have some off flavors. A bunch of onions pop... (more)