Which fruits and vegetables you should eat with peel?

Vegetables and fruits are good for health, and so are their peels.

Many people often peel fruits and vegetables before eating. However, they do not know that the peels of some fruits have a very effective healing effect.

Here are the fruits and vegetables that people should not leave the peels:

Potato peel


Potato peels contain a lot of fiber and other nutrients. Extract from potato peels acts as an antibiotic that prevents bacteria from attaching to the cell and prevents infection.

Citrus fruits peel


Citrus lemons and grapefruit peels contain more vitamin C, riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium and potassium than inside. In addition, flavonoids such as tangerine and nobiletin have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.

As the peels of these fruit have a bit bitter taste, you can chop it and mix it in salads, vegetables or sweet foods. Dried tangerine peels are used as dried tea to warm the gastrointestinal tract and the stomach.

Watermelon peel

Watermelon peels are rich in sugar, minerals and vitamins. Watermelon peel has the effect of cooling, eliminating fatigue and reducing blood pressure very well. It can be cooked during hot days to reduce fever.

White radish and carrot peel


The peels of white radish and carrots contain higher calcium content than meat and contribute to anti-rickets of children and anti-osteoporosis in older people.

Apple peel


A normal sized apple gives the body about 9mg of vitamin C, vitamin A and 200g of potassium. However, if you eat a peeled apple you lose one third of the nutrients mentioned above. Many people do not know that the apple peel, which contains four times more vitamin K than the meat inside, meets up to 5% of your vitamin K needs every day.

In addition, a study has determined that triterpenoid compounds found in apple peel help suppress or destroy some types of cancer cells in the body. In addition, acid ursolic in the apple peel has been shown to stimulate muscle growth, improve bone health and reduce obesity.

Sweet potato peel


According to the experience of the Japanese, eating whole sweet potatoes will prevent colon cancer and constipation.

 Cucumber peel


The green cucumber peel is rich in antioxidants, insoluble fiber and potassium. It also keeps most of the vitamin K in good health. So, from now on eating cucumbers, you wash cleanly in salt water and eat without removing the peel.

Grape peel


Flavonoids, anthocyanin and resveratrol are mainly found in the peels and grains of grapes. These substances protect capillaries and help keep the cardiovascular system healthy.

Pear peel


Pear peel is one of the drugs that help to clean the heart, lungs, and reduce heat used in Oriental medicine. The cleaned pear peels add a bit of sugar to treat sore throat. Also, when making melon salad, you can add a little pear peel will make the salad more delicious.

By: Roxana Edwards

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