These fruits and veges skin will make you stay younger
New Delhi : Staying young and attractive is something everyone wishes to. While proper diet, meditation anf yoga helps a lot to stay young for longer time, experts suggest that eating skin of some special fruits and vegetable could make you look forever young.
A study reveals that skin of banana, kiwi and even pineapple offer flawless skin all the year round.
Also, According to a 2004 study in the Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, powerful antioxidants called super flavonoids found in orange and tangerine peels can reduce levels of total cholesterol and “bad” LDL cholesterol, without lowering the “good” HDL levels
List of fruits and veges that can help you look beautiful than before are:
Red apple skins are particularly rich in anthocyanins, which are antioxidants that may protect against several types of cancer, in particular prostate cancer.
Yellow apple skins contain carotenoids like betacarotene which help maintain healthy eyes, combat cancers and protect against heart disease.
And green apple skins are rich in lutein, which can help reduce the risk of cataracts and birth defects and also protect against cancers.
According to a 2003 report in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, garlic skin is recognised for having powerful antioxidant properties, and researchers from the Wakunaga Pharmaceutical company in Japan identified six antioxidant compounds within its skin.Peeling garlic removes phenylpropanoid antioxidants found in the velvety membrane which help fight the ageing process and protect the heart
Banana skin protects your retinas because it contains lutein, an antioxidant from the carotenoid family, which protects eye cells from exposure to ultraviolet light, a cause of cataracts.
The hairy kiwi fruit skin is high in phenolic compounds, such as flavonoids, which have potential anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory and anti-allergenic properties.
One fist-sized potato skin provides half your RDA of soluble fibre, potassium, phosphorous, iron, zinc and vitamin C. Potatoes contain more vitamin C than oranges, so are perfect for anyone looking to ward off colds and boost their immune system.