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5 Fruits and Veggies You Should Never Peel

Most people peel off their fruits and veggies because they don’t like the taste of the peel. Peels also can be difficult to chew and sometimes can have bitter taste.

There are fruits and vegetables whose peel contains a huge amount of antioxidants that can make you healthier. We highly recommend you to eat these foods with peel:


1. Kiwi

Kiwi’s peel can help you fight against Escherichia coli and Streptococcus. Kiwi’s peel is not tasty but you can included in your diet by mixing it in fruit salad or by putting whole, unpeeled kiwis in your smoothie.

2. Eggplant

The peel of 1 eggplant contains 300 mg. nasunin, an antioxidant that protects brain cells, 200 mg. potassium and 13 mg. magnesium. If you eat this veggie fried, you won’t even notice the peel.

3. Orange

Orange peel contains d-limonene that fights against UV radiation. A study from the University of Arizona has shown that eating 1tbsp. grated orange peel reduces the risk of getting skin cancer for 30%. If you can’t eat the orange peel by itself, add some in your salad.

4. Apple

A research from Cornell University indicated that apple peel contains 87% more Phytochemicals than the inside of an apple. Phytochemicals can help you fight against cancer. Apple peel doesn’t taste bad and it’s easy to chew. Help your organism fight against diseases and eat a whole apple.

5. Cucumber

Cucumber is something you must include in your daily menu. Despite being low in calories, cucumber peel is extremely beneficial. Cucumber peel contains silica that helps the formation of skin collagen. Next time you make a salad, put an unpeeled cucumber in it.