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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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6:22AM PDT on Mar 29, 2015

Thanks

6:59PM PDT on Mar 16, 2015

Thanks!

8:32AM PDT on Mar 15, 2015

very informative, thank you.

2:25PM PST on Feb 23, 2015

thanks.

11:58PM PST on Feb 22, 2015

yumm

4:14AM PST on Feb 19, 2015

Thanks for sharing

3:43AM PST on Feb 10, 2015

I never knew! Thanks for posting this.

9:39AM PST on Feb 5, 2015

tyfs

9:39AM PST on Feb 5, 2015

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12:31PM PST on Feb 3, 2015

Thanks for sharing.

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