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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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7:53AM PST on Jan 28, 2015

Thanks🐸

12:37PM PST on Jan 18, 2015

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10:37AM PST on Jan 12, 2015

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10:09AM PST on Jan 2, 2015

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4:07PM PST on Dec 5, 2014

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6:04PM PST on Nov 10, 2014

i have always loved onions…..

9:54AM PDT on Oct 25, 2014

..When you cut an onion do so under water or near an open flame to "stop the crying", both work.

9:49AM PDT on Oct 25, 2014

Thanks

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