B-A-N-A-N-A-S! Gwen Stefani song might be the first thing that comes to mind when we hear the word banana. Well, that’s underestimating this incredible yellowy fruit.
The flesh of the banana alone holds many nutrients and carbohydrates. It is high in vitamins B6, B12, magnesium and potassium. Instead of keeping the skin and getting all of its benefits, we tend to throw it away. In many other culinary cultures, the skin is cooked or served raw. Everyone should follow the same example, since eating banana peels, lowers cholesterol and cataract risks and boost our mood. What more can we ask for!
Or at least if you are reluctant to eating the peel raw or cooked. You might use it as a beauty treatment for your skin and you might be surprised, because you were throwing the best and healthiest part of the fruit in the bin. If you want to use the banana peel as a beauty treatment, you can start by rubbing it on the areas where you want to:
- Whiten the teeth
- Remove warts
- Cure pimples
- Reduce wrinkles
- Heal bites by Bugs
If you are searching for some ways to cook with your banana peel, we already selected some recipes for you: FIVE EASY WAYS TO COOK WITH BANANA PEELS