Onions produce the chemical irritant known as syn-propanethial-S-oxide. It causes the eyes to tear. The synthase enzyme converts the amino acids sulfoxides of the onion into sulfenic acid. And that makes you cry.⠀Remember we're supposed to eat foods that remind us of parts of our bodies. Onions have a resemblance to Human Body Cells.
More reasons to eat onions.
- They clear waste materials from all of the body cells.
- The phytochemicals in onions improve how the body uses Vitamin C giving your immune system a boost.⠀
- Onions contain folate which may help reduce depression, regulate mood and sleep.
- Eating onions may lower the risk of several types of cancer, improve mood, and maintain healthy skin and hair.