DID YOU KNOW THAT FRUIT-PEEL (Fruit-skin) HAS NUTRIENTS?
DID YOU KNOW HOW USEFUL FRUIT-PEEL (Fruit-skin) IS?
We should not always try to get rid of fruit-peel (fruit-skin), as it contains a considerable amount of nutrients, no less important than in the fruit.
According to the American Dietetic, eating apples with the peel, will help protect ourselves from breast, liver and even intestines cancer.
Banana peel is also useful. It is used for quick removal of edema when having injuries, just apply the inside of a banana peel to the sore spot. Dried banana peel cab be added to food, it helps to get rid of worms and joint pain.
An excellent tool for the treatment of colitis and stomach inflammation is dried watermelon rinds. Mix 200 grams of powdered watermelon peels with a liter of boiling water and brew. Drink half a cup 4 times a day. People suffering from kidney and gall bladder diseases are recommended to take 1 tsp. of powdered watermelon peels with water, diluted with honey, 2-3 times a day.
Kiwi peel contains 3 times more antioxidants than the fruit it self. It perfectly fights against harmful stomach bacteria.
Orange and lemon peel is also rich in vitamins and antioxidants. For example, 1 tbsp. of lemon peel contains approximately 15% of the daily requirement of vitamin C. The rind of this fruit is able to adjust the stomach perfectly. Lemon peel is also rich in all essential oils and can lower our cholesterol levels.
However, despite the apparent benefits, fruit peel can accumulate toxins that could be used in their cultivation. To be sure that your body will get only the necessary elements of the fruit-peel, it is recommended to buy organic products or grow them yourself.