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Onions

Nutrition Benefits

Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and wounds and helps the immune system.

Fiber: helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and may lower your risk of heart disease.

Selection

Choose onions that are dry, shiny, firm, and do not have dents or bruises.

Storing

Store whole onions in a cool, dark, well ventilated place and use within 4 weeks.

Refrigerate cut onions in a tightly sealed container and use within 7 days.

Cleaning

Rinse onions under cool running water right before use.

Preparing

Add raw red onion slices to sandwiches and salads for added crunch and flavor.

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