Think twice before throwing fruits and vegetables peels

Think twice before throwing fruits and vegetables peels

It is a habit for many of us – peeling the fruit and vegetables skin before consuming them.

Did you know that when we throw the skin we also throw many valuable nutrients that are not present  or low in quantity inside the pulp?

Why we should not throw peels?

  • The pigments in produce are healthful, and the peels or skins of fruits and vegetables are often the most colorful part. Colorful peels can be a concentrated source of potentially beneficial phytochemicals.
  • Vegetable peels or skins are particularly good sources of insoluble fiber, which helps prevent constipation.
  • They also contain rich antioxidants that helps body to fight various conditions.
  • There are many good reasons to eat or use skin peels of many produces – see yourself in next few slides.

Before consuming any fruits and vegetables it is important to clean and wash them using water.

You will not throw Lemon peel anymore. Because it…

You will not throw Lemon peel anymore..

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What is there in Apple skin peel?

What is there in Apple skin peel?

 

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What does potato skin have that makes it special?

What does potato skin have that makes it special?

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Orange peel is too good to throw

Orange peel is too good to throw…

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Are you throwing cucumber skin too?

Are you throwing cucumber skin too?

 

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Do you take out Eggplant skin? Next time remember these benefits..

Do you take out Eggplant skin? Next time remember these benefits

 

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Delicious mango fruit and its valuable skin!

Delicious mango fruit and its valuable skin!

 

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More fiber and powerful Banana peel: Banana peel has to offer more than you think!

More fiber and powerful Banana peel: Banana peel has to offer more than you think!

 

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Pomegranate Peels

Pomegranate Peels

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Sources: Collection from www.werindia.com

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