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Effect of Onions on Blood Fibrinolytic Activity

Br Med J 1968; 3 doi: (Published 10 August 1968) Cite this as: Br Med J 1968;3:351
  1. I. Sudhakaran Menon,
  2. R. Y. Kendal,
  3. H. A. Dewar,
  4. D. J. Newell


    Twenty-two convalescent patients at rest were given a fat-enriched breakfast with and without the addition of 60 g. of fried or boiled onions. Both forms of onions were found to prevent the expected decrease in fibrinolytic activity, and indeed the latter was actually increased.