Onions’ Benefits

Would you like a nature’s gift of a food that has zero fat and cholesterol, and only 64 calories, 3 grams of fiber, 7 grams of sugar, 2 grams of protein & 15 grams of carbohydrates? This gift is present in onions. Some of the nutrients onion possess include 10% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C and B6. Additionally, they contain calcium, iron, magnesium, folic acid, phosphorus, potassium and manganese. Among all the nutrients mentioned, folic acid is excellent in fighting against depression because it prevents the body to produce excess homocysteine, and instead provides the secretion of the “happiness” hormones (serotonin, dopamine and norepinephrine). When one consumes onions mo

Oats’ Benefits

Oats are grains packed with nutritional benefits, which contribute to improve one’s mood. Some of the nutrients oats have include: B vitamins, magnesium, potassium, fiber, and they even contain protein. Therefore, oats have been found to be one of the best foods that can help one to reduce anxiety, prevent depression, and maintain cognitive function. Oatmeal has also the advantage that can be eaten for any meal or snack, prepared in any way one can imagine, such as cooked, soaked overnight, mixed into a bread or cookies, or even added raw to smoothies. If sensitive to gluten, it is important to buy certified gluten-free sources. Take-Home Message: Oats are a way to add nutrients that prom

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