Magical benefits of Fruit And Vegetable Peels, which people often discard
By Mah Jabeen
Have you ever thought you have been eating fruits and vegetables incorrect way. Often we eat up the less useful part of the fruit and discard the most powerful parts. There are lots of other uses other their skins and rinds of fruits offer. Today I am going to tell you the magical benefits of few fruits and vegetables whose skins are being thrown often without knowing how beneficial it would be when consumed.
Caution: While selecting fruits and vegetables, it should be organic, without any damage surfaces. Wash them thoroughly under running water in order to remove soil or any sprayed chemicals or may be soil. Dip them in salted water for around minute or two, so if incase any insect egg or larvae gets washed. This is the perfect way to ensure that the pesticides are removed.
The skin of the Apple contains quercetin, it’s an anti-oxidant that helps lung to function, and it also eases breathing problems as well as protects lungs from irritants. Its fight against damaged brain tissues and will be beneficial for the memory. Apple skin contains Triterpenoids which destroys certain kind s of cancer cells. The ursolic acid found in skin of an apple stimulates muscle development, it increases skeletal muscle and major benefit is it decreases risk of obesity. The skin also consists of flavonoids that facilitate cancer cells to demolish and increase immune system.
Banana peel can be your teeth whitener, yes guys you just need to rube the inner part of the banana peel on your teeth, it’s a natural whitener. It also soothes a burnt skin by placing a banana peel. If you are really worried about your cracked heels rub over a banana peel and see the results within a week. It is also effective in removing warts or as a pimples cure, it also reduces skin itching, reduce skin itching, ease bug bites recovery, as well as an amazing UV protection. It is not only beneficial for skin, but banana skin is also used as a silverware polish too.
You won’t believe an orange peel contains double vitaminC as compared to the fruit inside. Its flavonoids have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties that lower the danger of cardiac disease. It is a best weight losing formula but the orange peel is also a natural skin bleach as well as a scrubber. It is also good for oral health diseases, soothes respiratory issues, and prevents heart burn as well as constipation.
Potato the most liked vegetable of the world, it skin consist vitamin A, which is good in terms of health and immune system parameter. It also maintains functions of the organ. If you place it around eyes for about 15 minutes it will reduce eyes puffiness. You won’t believe the 90% of the skin contains iron content and half of its fiber of the whole Potato.
Lemon peel is good for bones, as it is rich in vitamins. Lemon peel help in keeping gums and teeth healthy, it helps in removal of skin discoloration and wrinkles, leaves skin shimmering and beaming. It basically eliminates toxins, supports good cholesterol, and makes the skin glowing and radiant. And not only for skin and body, it is also useful in cleaning greasy surfaces, especially in the kitchen.
Mango peel contains anti-oxidants which is useful to reduce damage caused by free radicals, it also helps in losing weight, improves digestive system and also cures constipation. If you are suffering morning sickness it the best remedy. The compounds present in skin of the mango helps to fight off cancer, cardiac disease and diabetes.
Peel of the cucumber contain good amount of fiber, anti-oxidants, insoluble fiber, potassium as well as nutrients. It has low calories, it is one of the best remedy for weight loss and cures constipation. Cucumber peel contains beta-carotene, it’s a kind of vitamin A and vitamin K, which is beneficial in bone health improvement, best for the eye sight and helps developing blood clots.
8. Kiwi Fruit
kiwi fruit’s peel is safe to eat. The fruit skin contains more flavonoids, anti-oxidants, and vitamin C as compared to the insides, as well as multiples the fiber. Try to eat Kiwi along with the skin or otherwise scrape off a thin layer if you want to eat without peel.
Eggplant is also known as aubergine or brinjal in various parts of the world. Its skin is full of nasunin, a powerful anti-oxidant that protects against cancer cells in the brain and the nervous system. Nasunin also has anti-aging properties. Eggplant skin is loaded with chlorogenic acid, an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory phytochemical that support glucose tolerance.
There are various health and beauty benefits of Pomegranate skin. The skin can cure acne, pimples and rashes, and is best for dandruff as well as hair loss. It protects against heart disease, sore throat, and improves bone health, and digestive and dental hygiene.
It’s a helpful anti-inflammatory and anti-septic agent. The peel is rich in controlling anti-oxidants which help in preventing cardiovascular disease, strokes, and DNA damages. Grapefruit peel is a amazing exfoliant, while rubbed on the skin and leaves the skin soft. It sets the skin pH balance, relieves psoriasis and different types of skin rashes, as well as alleviates insect bite itching. It soothes the GI tract due the skin contains oils, whereas, its fiber content adds growth of probiotic bacteria.
Now after reading the benefits I am sure you would think twice before discarding the peels of the fruits and vegetables. May be you find it difficult consuming peels along some of the fruits and vegetables, in the beginning, but you would become use to by the time.