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Shallot (Allium)

HEALTH BENEFITS

 

BONE HEALTH

Rich in vitamin K, minerals and vitamin C, shallots promote bone density and maintain mineral density in bones. They are particularly efficient with menopausal women, osteoporosis and arthritis.

 

BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

High in antioxidants like vitamin C and phytochemicals contribute to boosting your immune system.

 

CANCER PREVENTION
Rich in quercetin, a plant pigment with mighty antioxidants helps fight against free radicals causing cancer, especially lung, oral, stomach, breast and colorectal cancers.

 

DE-STRESS
Quercetin in alliums along with various minerals and vintamins like pyridoxine reduce cortisol and therefore stress levels over long periods of time. Try a raw onion salad drenched in lemon juice!

 

DIABETES

Shallots contain anti-diabetes properties and regulate blood sugars and decrease insulin resistance. Start peeling…

 

GLOW
Biotin in onions maintains healthy skin, reinforces nails and prevents hair loss.

 

HEART HEALTH
Shallots are great to lower blood pressure, and regulate cholesterol levels. Rich in potassium, they relieve from coronary heart diseases, strains and heart attacks. Shallots also prevent atherosclerosis.

 

MUSCLES & JOINTS
Alliums have super anti-inflammatory properties that protect against swollen joints, arthritis and chronic inflammation.

 

WEIGHTLOSS & ABDOMINAL HEALTH
Low in calories, rich in fiber, shallots are a great ally on diet, and they keep you satiated and boost your metabolism. Shallot juice may also help kill intestinal worms. Scary!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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