Friday, August 5, 2011

Fruit peel Usefulness

Throwing away the fruit peel may mean throwing away the best part of fruit.

An apple a day can keep the doctor away but only when if you don’t peel it. Researchers found the acid named ursolic is present in fruit skin, which offers benefits from boosting muscle growth to keeping cholesterol and blood sugar under control.

Peaches are the super fruit to scrub your face for a glowing complexion. Eating the peel of peach fruit helps revitalize and hydrate the skin. The fruit peel rich in potassium and vitamin A can boost the immune system, remove toxins, maintain healthy skin, protect the eyes from developing cataracts and lower the risk of cancer, heart disease and arthritis.

Banana peel helps to shine the leaves of your houseplants. It also helps to polish shoes. The skin contains potassium and antioxidants that aid a faster recovery. Bananas peel also rich in serotonin, the mood-balancing chemical.

Kiwi fruit peel contains three times the antioxidants of the pulp, giving it anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic properties. It also fights off bugs like Staphylococcus and E. coli, which are responsible for food poisoning.

Lemon contains citric acid, so their rind is great for polishing brass, copper and other non-ferrous metals. Adding lemon peel and lemon juice with the same amount of water helps to rid your microwave of nasty smells.

Papaya peel helps for quick pedicure. It helps to soften skin and soothe your cracked heels. The fruits are rich in Vitamin A that breaks down inactive proteins and removes dead skin cells. The fruit skin can also used as facemask. But don’t apply for long time, it may cause dryness.

Pear peel contains a higher concentration of vitamins and nutrients than the flesh. It inhibits the growth of cancer cells.

Pomegranates can ease stomach troubles, such as diarrhoea. Boil a pomegranate peel in water with a cinnamon stick and drink it once it has cooled.

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