Red Onion Effectively Kill Cancer Cells – Besides being spices. Onion was able to kill cancer cells. The content of quercetin (a type of antioxidant) is high on a potent red onion against cancer cells.
Based on the findings from research conducted by Suresh Neethirajan and S3 students from the University of Guelph, Canada, Abdulmonem Marian. The types of red onions studied use red onions grown in Ontario, Canada. This is because onions in Ontario have higher levels of antioxidant compounds than onions from several other countries in the world.
The study, published in Food Research International on June 7, 2017, examines quercetin against colon cancer cells. “We found that onion is very good for killing cancer cells,” said Murayyan, quoted by Science Daily on Sunday (6/11/2017).
The researchers also found, onion is very effective to kill breast cancer cells. For that, it is necessary to further test the strength of the onion in the fight against cancer in human trials.
You can put these super foods in salads and burgers as a precaution against the emergence of cancer cells. In addition, red onion extract can also be added to food products, such as juice and sold in pill form for cancer treatment.