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Spring Long Onion (Japanese Negi) - 2 stems

Original price HK$24.00 - Original price HK$24.00
Original price
HK$24.00
HK$24.00 - HK$24.00
Current price HK$24.00
Long onions, green onions, spring onions, Japanese onions. This onion has many names to it. It looks like a leek but it is softer and less fibrous compared to leeks. 
 
A staple for hotpot and when you cook it long enough it will almost melt in the pot! 

Did You Know?
They are also exceptional at taking out smell and a natural disinfectant. Consider leaving leftover onions in the fridge overnight, you will realise the weird smell is gone by the next morning.

Why Are They Good For You?
Onions may have several health benefits, mostly due to their high content of antioxidants and sulfur-containing compounds.
They have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects and have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer, lower blood sugar levels, and improved bone health.

We all know that we should be eating the color of the rainbow. But why?

Every single color in the plant has its unique micro nutrient called phytochemical. Phyto comes from Greek word (φυτόν) meaning 'plant' and these are the natural components produced by plants, generally to help them resist fungi, bacteria and plant virus infections, and also consumption by insects and other animals. Some phytochemicals have been used as poisons and others as traditional medicine. It is that powerful.
These brightly colored veggies not only have the powerful health benefits but can also add color, fun and flavors to your table!


Nutritional information of spring onions

The following nutrition information is provided by the USDA for 1 medium (15g) raw green onion.

Calories: 4.8
Fat: 0g
Sodium: 2.4mg
Carbohydrates: 1.1g
Fiber: 0.4g
Sugar: 0.4g
Protein: 0.3g

Nutritionally, green onions have a combination of the benefits of onions and leafy greens like spinach or chard. They are an excellent source of vitamin K (one medium green onion provides 34% of adequate intake for women) as well as a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and folate.
(source: verywellfit.com)

Produce of: China

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