Onions are members of the Allium family, and fall into two main categories-green onions and dry onions (mature onions covered with dry, papery skin).
The numerous members of this plant family include scallions, leeks, shallots and garlic as well as the individual onion varieties.
Onions are a rich source of phytonutrients including allyl sulfides and quercetin.
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=1034*, 1521**, 1220***
*Onions,raw, **Onions, red, raw, ***Onions yellow, sauteed