Onion Powder Application

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Nutrition Information on Onion Powder

The spice onion powder is used in a variety of dishes. Overall, it is given a positive nutritional rating
Onions are normally available in two colour varieties.

a. Red onion,
b. White onions

Most onion cultivars are about 89% water, 4% sugar, 1% protein, 2% fibre and 0.1% fat.
They contain vitamin C, vitamin B6, folic acid and numerous other nutrients in small amounts.

They are low in fats and in sodium. Dehydrated onions can be stored without refrigeration.
Dehydrated onions will keep for a long time and come in handy when a recipe calls for onions.
 
     

Raw Onions

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 166 kJ (40 kcal)
Carbohydrates 9.34 g
Sugars 4.24 g
Dietary fiber 1.7 g
Fat 0.1 g
Protein 1.1 g
 
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1) -4% 0.046 mg
Riboflavin (B2) -2% 0.027 mg
Niacin (B3) -1% 0.116 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) -2% 0.123 mg
Vitamin B6 -9% 0.12 mg
Folate (B9) -5% 19 μg
Vitamin C -9% 7.4 mg
     
Trace metals
Calcium -2% 23 mg
Iron -2% 0.21 mg
Magnesium -3% 10 mg
Manganese -6% 0.129 mg
Phosphorus -4% 29 mg
Potassium -3% 146 mg
Zinc -2% 0.17 mg
 
Other constituents
Water 89.11 g
Fluoride 1.1 µg
     
Nutritional & Phytochemicals Values of Raw Onion