"Turns out that onions are nothing to cry over — these flavorful bulbs are packed with nutrients. Onions are members of the Allium genus of flowering plants that also includes garlic, shallots, leeks and chives. These vegetables contain various vitamins, minerals and potent plant compounds that have been shown to promote health in many ways. In fact, the medicinal properties of onions have been recognized since ancient times, when they were used to treat ailments like headaches, heart disease and mouth sores." Nutritional facts/Ingredients : "Nutrition facts Serving size: 1 medium onion (5.3 oz / 148 g) Calories: 45 (Calories from Fat: 0) Amount per serving (%DV*) *Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000-calorie diet. Total fat: 0g (0%) Total Carbohydrate: 11g (4%) Dietary Fiber 3g (12%) Sugars 9g Cholesterol: 0mg (0%) Sodium: 5mg (0%) Potassium: 190mg (5%) Protein: 1g Vitamin A: (0%) Vitamin C: (20%) Calcium: (4%) Iron: (4%)"