Onions are a kitchen staple. To many cooks, they are as essential as salt and pepper. But does this common vegetable have a dark side? Do leftover onions act as a sponge for illness and bacteria? The Internet seems to think so. Email chain messages and social media memes have been warning for years that … Continue reading Are Leftover Onions Poisonous? Viral Warning Calls It A Sponge for Bacteria.
Aside from their ability to inject deep flavor into almost any meal, onions and garlic might also protect against cancer, according to a recent study. Garlic, onions, leeks, chives, and shallots are classed as allium vegetables. They are grown throughout much of the world and form the bedrock of family meals far and wide. Earlier studies have … Continue reading Onions and garlic could protect against cancer