In a study conducted by scientists at Hong Kong in mice, mice administered with known red onions for six weeks, the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL), they go down, but at the same time the good cholesterol (HDL) was not reduced. Previously, mice-mice that were given foods high in cholesterol, so cholesterol levels soaring.
"Shallots have interactions with certain enzymes that have a mechanism for lowering cholesterol. This is the first study that examines the interaction of red onion with the body's biological functions," said Zhen Yu Chen, a researcher from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. KOMPAS.com
Researchers long as it's more a lot of research that proved the efficacy of garlic is effective in preventing various diseases, including cancer, heart disease, and influenza. Let's wait, the further research of the efficacy of red onion.