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    Super Food - Onions
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    EngineerGuy posted:
    Hi folks,

    Onions prevent cancer !! I've previously posted about Mushrooms preventing cancer. Here's some references.

    Dr. Fuhrman recommends we eat a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts and seeds. Add whole grains to fill in calories, as needed. Meat and animal products may be added, up to 10% of calories, if desired, and if you are meeting your health goals.

    Best regards, EngineerGuy


    Onions prevent cancer
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18579286


    Mushrooms prevent cancer
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19048616
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    DeadManWalking57 responded:
    Onions also have quercitin, a heart and vessel beneficial substance.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quercetin

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18187018
    "An investigated flavonoid, quercetin, is reviewed in this article. Quercetin is a bioflavonoid found in red wine, grapefruit, onions, apples, black tea, and, in lesser amounts, in leafy green vegetables and beans. Quercetin has an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity and prevents cancer."

    Anti-inflammatory means it helps us heal from everything, as does exercise by skeletal muscle production of interleukins.

    Hmm. Maybe I or someone else among the good guys here will open a private exchange, and invite those to give their home e-mails addresses encourage greater real camaraderie.
     
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    twinb63 replied to DeadManWalking57's response:
    I don't understand your last paragraph, can you rephrase?
     
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    DeadManWalking57 replied to twinb63's response:
    People can create a private exchange, accessible by invitation only.


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