The Red Onion is most commonly used in the culinary arts, but the skin of the red onion has also been used as a dye. These onions tend to be medium to large in size and have a sharp flavor and eye-watering qualities. They are often consumed raw, grilled, or lightly cooked with other foods. It is a fantastic source of chromium which lowers blood sugar and enhances cellular insulin sensitivity. The Red Onion is very flavorful and safe for consumption.