Red Onion can Help Prevent Heart Disease, Scientists Claim

by Thilaka Ravi on  October 7, 2010 at 12:43 PM Heart Disease News
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The humble red onion could help prevent heart disease according to scientists.

They have discovered that the vegetable - commonly used in Mediterranean and Indian cuisine - helps remove bad cholesterol from the body, which can cause heart attacks and strokes.
 Red Onion can Help Prevent Heart Disease, Scientists Claim
Red Onion can Help Prevent Heart Disease, Scientists Claim

At the same time red onions retain the body's good cholesterol, which help protect against heart disease

Scientists in Hong Kong fed crushed-up red onions to hamsters who had all been put on a high-cholesterol diet.

They found that after eight weeks levels of bad cholesterol, or low density lipoprotein (LDL), had dropped by an average of 20 per cent.

"This result supports the claim that the regular consumption of onion reduces the risk of coronary heart disease," the Daily Mail quoted Zhen Yu Chen, who was in charge of the research carried out at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as saying.

Source: ANI

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stephen21 Friday, October 8, 2010

WE EAT FISH, CHICKEN AND TURKEY. PLENTY OF GREEN SALADS AND SLICES OF RED ONIONS. I AM 90 YEARS OLD AND FEEL WONDERFUL. I AM LOOKING FOR MY FOURTH WIFE. I HAVE OUTLIVED 3 DUE TO CIGARETTES, ALZHIEMERS, AND CANCER. GOD HAS TRULY BLESSED ME. YOUR DIET IS THE KEY TO LONG LONGEVITY. ssher1457@aol.com

thilakaravi Saturday, October 9, 2010

What??????? I'm amazed!!! Share with us some more of your tips for a healthy and long life.......Pleeeezzzz. Actually, your tips could be helping the whole of humankind. Seriously.

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