Onion: calories, carbs, fats and other nutrients


It is one of the most popular products in traditional medicine. Moreover, most of its useful properties, known for a long time, are confirmed by modern science. Confirms, but corrects and clarifies. For example, modern doctors, agreeing with the antimicrobial effect of onion phytoncides, are skeptical about the habit of placing saucers with chopped onions around the room during periods of SARS epidemics. And modern nutritionists, in an effort to preserve the maximum benefit, also make their own amendments to the traditional methods of its preparation.

Macroelements and calories

Proteins (g)Fats (g)Carbohydrates (g)Calories

Vitamins (mg)

  • B1: 0,05
  • B2: 0,02
  • B3: 0,2
  • B9: 0,009
  • C: 10
  • E: 0,2

Microelements (mg)

  • Potassium, K: 170
  • Calcium, Ca: 30
  • Magnesium, Mg: 14
  • Sodium, Na: 18
  • Phosphorus, P: 56
  • Iron, Fe: 0,8

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