LipidsLipids: In animal and human (203) study, onion has been found to exert hypolipemic effects (300; 318; 319; 320; 321; 204; 148; 322; 323; 66; 324). Not all studies have found onion to have favorable effects on lipids. In animal study, whole onion has been found to lower cholesterol, whereas onion extract and residue were found to elevate cholesterol (204; 205).
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