Updated: Tue, 13 May 2014 09:30:00 GMT | By Tanya Fortune
Top 10 summer health foods

Red onions



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Red onions make a fantastic addition to summer salads, and not just because they taste delicious. If you suffer from hay fever or heat rash then red onions should be an integral ingredient of your summer diet. They contain high levels of quercetin, a natural antihistamine which can calm any adverse reactions.

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