Home > Food and Recipes > Peel is not for throwing

Peel is not for throwing

Fruits and vegetables peel often has more nutrients than the fruit. Of course, if you find without pesticides, because the pesticides that are conventionally used for agricultural products are often retain in the peel.

mandarine peel

The bark contains three to four times more fiber than the fruit. It also contains antioxidants and vitamins, and low in calories and sugar.

Potatoes can also be eaten with the bark, especially if you find it without pesticides. Internal (white) part of the peel of watermelon and melon may also be eaten without problems. Carrots instead of scraped, it can be thoroughly cleaned with a brush for vegetables (widely used in macrobiotics).

As for the lemon, orange, kiwi and bananas, whatever their bark is healthy, it is better not to use it, since most of the fruit trees are sprayed. Of course, the other is if you can find organically grown or without pesticides.

Watermelon Rinds (white part) contains vitamins C and B6, and citrulline, an amino acid that helps to spread the blood vessels and improve circulation.
Add the white part of the peel watermelon in the juicer along with juicy red part.

Bark Pumpkin is rich in zinc (among other things, important for healthy skin and nails), and beta-carotene, which protects against heart disease. Scrape the part of the cortex closest to the pulp so you get more nutrients.
Pumpkin seeds are an excellent source of omega 6 fatty acids are important for brain health.

The peel of a fist-sized potato provides half the recommended daily dose of soluble fiber, potassium, iron, phosphorus, zinc and vitamin C.
When making mashed potatoes or chips, do not peel potatoes.

Shell garlic contains six antioxidants showed a Japanese research. Peeled cloves of garlic remove fenilpropanoid, an antioxidant that helps fight aging and protect the heart.
Add seasonings Cenová garlic in the shell, or bake them in the oven (with olive oil).

Handle broccoli also do not throw just one handle contains more than the recommended daily dose of vitamin C. It is best to fry briefly, and pay special attention to the inside of the handle that is softer than the outer.

Do not peel the apples – apple peel contains almost all of quercetin (an important antioxidant) that has this fruit.

Do not scrape the carrots, as this will increase the amount of beta carotene you eat, thus protecting the eyes, skin and immune system.

Seeds and core fruit
Do not forget the core of the fruit and seeds! The core of the pineapple is less juicy, but it is very nutritious and rich in the enzyme bromelain pills that work against inflammation and cleanses the body. A small amount of seeds of papaya works against parasites and bacteria and helps to detoxify the liver.


About Healthy Life & Beauty team

Healthy Life and Beauty team is dedicated writing real and high quality articles related to topics from real life, including health, beauty, healthy advice's and much more... You will find everything related to healthy life and beauty here.