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5 Peels of Fruits and Vegetables Hide the Healthiest Benefits

Some people regularly peel fruits and vegetables, and then throw it as a waste considering it a by-product. But they actually throw away wealthy nutrients and all healthy benefits found in these shells. Vitamins, minerals and fiber are just some of the things that are hidden in that peels.

Orange peel


Orange peel actually contains 4 times more fiber than the juicy interior of the whole orange. Shell is also full of flavonoids which are known cancer fighters. D-lime is another ingredient in the orange peel, and is proven reducer of skin cancer.

The problem is that the orange peel is bitter and not tasty for eating. Orange peel you can use grated in a sweet recipes and salads.
Apple peel

Apple peel contains 87% more fitohenikals that are fighting cancer than the whole apple. Apples peel is tasty unlike oranges and sneeze so there is no excuse to avoid consumption of it.

Cucumber peel

Cucumber is a great healthy snack between meals – but of course with the peel. It contains silica- a chemical that helps build collagen in the body (connective tissue that tightened skin and muscles).

Watermelon Peel

Fortunately the hard green rind of the watermelon does not contain nutrients, but the health benefits are found in the white part between the red and green part of the watermelon. Always after you eat the red part, eat the white because it contains the amino acid citrulline. This amino acid helps in body relaxation and increased blood vessels which allow excellent circulation and more blood through the body.

Banana peels

It offers many health benefits because of B6 and B12, magnesium and potassium. Shell also contains more fiber from the tasty part of the banana. Another benefit is that it contains tripofan, which increases levels of serotonin. Studies have shown that a peel significantly improves the mood, reduces the risk of depression and offers a stabilizing level of rapid change of mood.

If you aren’t brave enough to eat raw banana peel, you can boil it a few minutes and then blend it as addition to your smoothie.
5 Peels of Fruits and Vegetables Hide the Healthiest Benefits 5 Peels of Fruits and Vegetables Hide the Healthiest Benefits Reviewed by Aleksandar Petrusevski on 8:32:00 AM Rating: 5
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