The vegetables’ skin contains important substance called Phytochemical.
Phytochemical is called the seventh nutrition and has 3 effects.
(1) Phytochemical has strong anti-oxidant action and neutralizes active oxygen which rusts our body, keeping our body young.
(2) Phytochemical has anti-inflammatory action to suppress the inflammation such as arthritis.
(3) Phytochemical suppresses the increase of cancer cells.
Recommended vegetables to eat the skin
Pods of Edamame
Skin of onion: it contains a strong phytochemical called quercetin.
Make Vegetable bros
Boil the brown part of the onion and other skins of vegetable you usually throw away for 30 minutes.
You can keep it in the refrigerator and use it when you make soup.
Apple’s skin contains apple polyphenol which is considered as making our life longer.
In the case of fruits that you don’t eat skin, put them all in the blender and make juice.
In the case of melon, watermelon or honeydew, the part close to the skin contains a lot of phytochemicals so put them in the blender.