Spring onions are also called Green onions, are actually immature onion bulbs-they are low in calories and high in Vitamin C. Spring onions are very tasty, mostly used in salads and also some of the Asian dishes.
Spring onions are good for the health as they contain some medicinal qualities. Allyl propyl is known to lower the blood sugar levels. Chromium is also helpful in lowering levels of insulin and increase glucose tolerance. It is good to regulate blood sugar levels. Chromium is good for the heart health as well. It reduces the levels of cholesterol and triglycerides and increases good cholesterol (HDL) levels. Anti-bacterial properties in spring onions make them very effective against sinus-infections and colds. High sulphur compounds help to lower blood sugar levels.
They also contain flavonoid Quercetin. Quercetin is very helpful to reduce the chances of cancer, especially ovarian, oral, esophageal, breast, prostate and colon cancer. Regular consumption of onions is very good for reducing the risk of cancer. Vitamin B 6 and sulphur provide heart healthy benefits. Green onions are flavonoids rich food and that’s why they are very helpful to reduce chances of developing any type of heart disease. Spring onions are rich in nutrients and good for maintaining optimum health.