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Research published in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry showed that flavonoid levels and antioxidant activity in organic onions are higher than in conventional onions. The six-year study tested two varieties of onions and showed that antioxidant activity was higher for both varieties in organic onions. Also, flavonols in organic onions were as much as 20% higher.



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