The quest to search for healthy foods is a never-ending process. Whether it's for weight loss diet or for building immunity, there are innumerable food options and we try to include as many of those foods as possible in our diet. But, did you know that the most common food in our kitchen - onion - can do the job just fine? Yes, something as basic as onions that we use in almost all our food preparations is always present in your pantry, and that is what you should be seeking without having to actually seek it. Onion juice (or pyaz ka paani) provides all those health benefits you may be looking for.
Onion Juice Benefits And Recipes -
Onion Juice For Weight Loss
Low-fat onions contain no fat but are packed with antioxidant flavonoids that are known to improve metabolism, and hence, aid weight loss. Health experts suggest that drinking onion and honey drink on an empty stomach may help shed off extra fat accumulated in the body.
Onion Juice Recipe For Weight Loss:
Peel and chop half an onion and grind it in a blender with water. Add 1 tbsp honey it and gulp it down first thing in the morning.
Onion Juice For Strong Immunity
You may stop making those complex concoctions for building immunity and just pick onions to make a simple immunity-boosting drink. Onions are rich in immunity-boosting nutrients like vitamin C and zinc, and also phytochemicals that help in building our body's defence mechanism against cold, cough, fever and flu.
Onion Juice Recipe For Strong Immunity
Peel and chop one onion and soak them in a glass of drinking water overnight. Have a couple of sips of this water in the morning and continue sipping on it throughout the day after an hour or two hours break.
(Also Read: How To Make Ginger-Garlic Tea For Immunity And Weight Loss)
Onion Juice For Skin And Hair
Onion extract is a great remedy for hair and skin related problems. Apart from applying on skin and hair, drinking onion water regularly may do wonders for hair fall and skin problems like inflammation and acne.
Onion Juice Recipe For Skin And Hair
Grate an onion with a hand grater. Collect its extract (pass it through a sieve if you still have onion pieces left) and simply sip on it.
If the pungent smell or taste of onion too much for you, adding salt or lemon juice may help. Try these onion juice recipes for good skin and hair, or for boosting immunity and aiding weight loss. You'll be surprised with the results.
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