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Curative Effect of Fruit Peel

Have you ever hesitated to peel an apple? Fruit peel is rich in nutrients and antioxidants, which is good for the prevention of chronic diseases. Especially the following kinds of fruit and vegetable peels have good health functions.

1. Hypolipidemic effect of grape peel
Grape skin contains more resveratrol than grape meat and seeds. Resveratrol has the functions of reducing blood lipid, anti-thrombosis and preventing arteriosclerosis. Especially the flavonoids in purple grape skin and the effect of lowering blood pressure. Grape skin is also rich in cellulose, pectin and iron.

2. Antioxidant Activity of Apple Peel
Apple peel is rich in dietary fiber, which can help digestion. Nearly half of vitamin C in apples is also close to the pericarp. Studies have shown that apple peel is more antioxidant than pulp, even higher than other fruits.

3. Orange peel
Orange peel is rich in vitamin C, carotene, protein and other nutrients, which can relieve the symptoms of cough and phlegm.

4. Tomato peel prevents cancer
Lycopene is the most antioxidant natural substance found so far. It can prevent cardiovascular diseases, improve immunity and prevent cancer. Lycopene is the most abundant substance in tomato peel. In addition, tomato peel also helps maintain intestinal health. Therefore, tomatoes with skins are the most nutritious.

5. Watermelon peel to prevent heatstroke
Watermelon peel is rich in carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins, which can effectively prevent heatstroke.

6. Wax gourd peel relieves human edema
Wax gourd peel contains not only many vitamins and minerals, but also many volatile components. It can eliminate swelling and is more beneficial to diabetics.

7. Cucumber peel can detoxify
Cucumber skin contains more bitter elements, bitter taste is the essence of cucumber nutrition. Cucumber with skin can not only absorb vitamin C adequately, but also help the body to excrete toxins. In addition, cucumber peel also has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory effects. Salad is made by scalding watermelon skin, cucumber skin and winter melon skin. This dish is most suitable for dieters.

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Diet Therapy:
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Healthy Eating:
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Diet for Women:
Healthy Eating Habits for Women.

Diet for Men:
Multiple Recommended Diets for Men.