The onion contains numerous flavonoids, especially one called quercetin that helps protect the heart and the arteries , as well as to control the levels of blood sugar and insulin, so that its consumption is ideal for people with type 2 diabetes.
Quercetin also prevents the bad cholesterol rust and adhere to the walls of the arteries , in addition to preventing the formation ofblood clots .
It has been found that eating between one and seven ounces of onion a day can produce a substantial drop in blood sugar levels due to glucoquinine, according to alimentacion-sana.org
The onion it can be eaten both cooked and boiled; Therefore, in GetQoralHealth we present a recipe that helps you integrate your consumption, according to recetas.net:
Ingredients (4 servings) 500 g of white onion 200 g of disinfected mushrooms 1.5 liters of defatted meat broth 1/2 teaspoon of mustard 1 pinch of salt Ground black pepper 120 g of grated light manchego cheese 1/3 cup of finely chopped parsley
Preparation : Cut the onions and mushrooms into thin slices. Heat the broth over high heat and when it begins to boil add the onions. They should be cooked for 5 minutes over medium heat.
Then add the mushrooms and let them cook for 5 more minutes. Add the mustard and stir while you season with salt and pepper. Let it boil 5 more minutes. Finally, when you serve it, sprinkle the Manchego cheese and garnish with the parsley. Enjoy your meal!
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