Red onions have a sweetness that make them great for pickling, topping your burger, and slicing into salads.
Most of the benefits come from antioxidants. Research shows that one particular antioxidant, called quercetin, protects health in several ways. One study shows that quercetin fights inflammation and boosts the immune system. Research mainly conducted in labs has shown that onions may kill a wide range of bacteria.
Key Nutritional Facts
28 grams (g) is approximately equal to 2 table spoons (tbsp) or 1 ounce (oz).
Magnesium. Amount: 2.8 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Potassium. Amount: 40.9 mg. Daily Value: 1%
Folate. Amount: 5.3 mcg. Daily Value: 1%
Vitamin C. Amount: 2.1 mg. Daily Value: 3%
Why Green Crate?
Locally sourced produce deliver a sustainable solution to your need for nutrition, supporting your local growers and reducing your carbon footprint.
Straight from the garden to yoru plate, fresh food doesn't just taste better but organically and locally has up to 10 times more nutritional value by the time you consume your food. You may love travel, but produce does not, every day off the vine, out of the ground and in the refrigerator, produce loses valuable nutrients.
By shopping local you are investing in our community and providing jobs and income to local businesses and growers.
Organic produce tastes better, no pesticides and chemicals equal sweeter, better tasting fruit.