The parts of the food that we normally do not eat can be full of nutrients, and surprisingly delicious.
These are the 6 foods that you should eat instead of throwing them away.
It contains four times more fiber than the part that we usually eat and is full of tangeretin and nobiletin вЂ“ flavonoids that are good for the prevention of cancer, diabetes and inflammation.
They are rich in glutamine,an amino acid that strengthens the immune system and it stimulates the body to recover from injuries and surgeries.
They contain five times more magnesium and calcium than its stems. Plus, they are great source of vitamin C and phenols вЂ“ powerful antioxidants.
30 grams of broccoli leaves contain 90% of the vitamin A your body needs in a day, while the vegetable itself contains only 3 percent.
It has been found that the flesh of a watermelon contains high levels of citrulline, an amino acid which promotes expansion of blood vessels and thus improves circulation.
It contains more antioxidants than a single garlic bulb. It is particularly rich in quercetin, which can reduce the high blood pressure.