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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Pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme that can help reduce inflammation, especially in the nose and sinuses.

One study found that a pineapple's core and peel yielded the highest amount of bromelain in the fruit, at 40 percent by weight.

The skin and core of a pineapple straight-up would be tough on your digestive system, so try putting them through a powerful juicer.

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Pineapple contains bromelain, an enzyme that can help reduce inflammation, especially in the nose and sinuses.

One study found that a pineapple's core and peel yielded the highest amount of bromelain in the fruit, at 40 percent by weight.

The skin and core of a pineapple straight-up would be tough on your digestive system, so try putting them through a powerful juicer.

There are also recipes for pineapple skin tea available online.

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