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14 Surprising Uses for Onions

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14 Surprising Uses for Onions

 

Rich in antioxidants, thought to prevent cancer, diabetes, and even the common cold, onions are nothing if not a superfood. But that’s not all they are — the same properties that make onions a great food to eat also make them great for other things, from healing your skin to cleaning metal. Click through to check out some surprising uses for onions, and leave your own tips in the comments section!

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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12:11AM PDT on Sep 4, 2015

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12:29AM PDT on Aug 22, 2015

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4:35AM PDT on Aug 19, 2015

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5:14AM PDT on Jul 13, 2015

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5:22PM PDT on Jul 9, 2015

some good ideas. I love onions in a lot of foods. thank you

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