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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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4:02PM PDT on Aug 27, 2014

Great tips

5:58AM PDT on Aug 3, 2014

Thank you!

6:29PM PDT on Aug 2, 2014

nice

4:32PM PDT on Jul 16, 2014

Thanks for these useful tips.

9:33PM PDT on Jul 11, 2014

Gracias por compartir.

6:36AM PDT on May 24, 2014

very interesting, thank you.

2:49AM PDT on May 20, 2014

Onions rock :)

12:26PM PDT on May 15, 2014

Thank you for an informative article.

2:24PM PDT on Apr 24, 2014

Thanks for telling that onions can cure insect bites and burns.

7:48PM PDT on Mar 10, 2014

Thanks for sharing!

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