You Should Eat the Peel of These 15 Fruits and Vegetables

Read about the nutritional benefits of the peel or skin of 15 fruits and veggies and learn how to make them more palatable.

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Onions

Ok, so you can't actually eat onion skin.

But there are other ways to access those nutrients.

Like apple skin and mango skin, the outside of an onion's skin contains quercetin.

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Ok, so you can't actually eat onion skin.

But there are other ways to access those nutrients.

Like apple skin and mango skin, the outside of an onion's skin contains quercetin.

Although the skin is not directly edible, you can draw out some of those powerful nutrients by adding it to stock.

Onion's distinct aroma and sweetness comes from their high level of antioxidants.

They're a great way to add flavor without sending the sodium level of a dish skyrocketing.

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