Food that is better to eat with skin

When we thought we knew everything (at least in 'healthy' matter), a new piece of news comes to our ears that makes us stop dead and rethink how we carry eating all my life

First it was with apples; We definitely threw the most beneficial, the heart. And now it is with vegetables. To our surprise, there are some that should never be stripped. And we tell you what they are.

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If the first thing you do when you see a cucumber, eggplant or pumpkin is to think about removing the skin before consuming it, badly: these three vegetables are much more beneficial with skin.

The skin of the pumpkin contains carotene, which in the liver, becomes vitamin A. In addition, it has laxative and diuretic properties, so if you have trouble going to the bathroom and also, you want to lose a few kilos, eat pumpkin, but that yes , with skin.

On the other hand, vitamins A, B1, B2 and C. are present in the eggplant. In addition to potassium, sodium or calcium. Like her friend the pumpkin, the skin of the eggplant favors the transit and helps you to deflate.

Cucumber is one of the most nutritious vegetables there is if we take into account its caloric intake and its composition; It is water almost entirely. It contains vitamin A, B1, B2 and C, also present in the skin. What happens if we peel the cucumber? Misses beta carotene, a very good source of fiber.


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The carrots They are subject to dispute. With skin or without skin? The truth is that since it is a root, most of the nutrients are present in the skin so if we undo it, we will lose its benefits. How to eat this vegetable? With skin, (well washed previously) and grated.

Another key food is the potato. It is recommended to consume it without stripping for several reasons: in its shell are nutrients such as potassium and iron. If we get rid of the skin, we will lose all these nutrients. That's how you know … it's over peeling potatoes.


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He tomato, always with skin, there is no doubt about that. The skin contains lycopene, beta caronet and lycopene, a powerful antioxidant so eating this food is skin, it is almost a sin.

Take note, because we must recognize that we have been eating vegetables badly all our lives. But not anymore.

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