As research shows, the substances contained in onions are very useful for the elderly because they help preserve the clarity of their minds.
Japanese scientists clarified that onions are a source of sulfur compounds that are very important for maintaining brain function and he alth, especially in old age. The substances contained in it help fight many age-related changes that accompany old age.
Onion helps to rejuvenate brain cells, promotes their work and reduces the predisposition to dementia or Alzheimer's disease. Its bulb contains 86% water, various vitamins and minerals and fiber. The proteins, fats and carbohydrates in onions are insignificant, but this vegetable is not usually used as a staple food.
Apart from all this, onions are known for their antimicrobial properties. It is used to prevent high blood pressure, to stimulate digestion and to remove excess fluids from the body.
Japanese scientists recommend the elderly to consume raw onion, mixing it with honey in a ratio of 1:1. Onions can be added in large quantities to salads, sandwiches and all kinds of snacks. It is good not to be heat treated.