Eating the fruit with or without skin?

There is no doubt that the fruit It becomes an extremely healthy food, not only for the different benefits and properties it provides, but for its very interesting nutritional wealth: it is very rich in vitamins and minerals, water and also fiber. Among its vitamins, they mainly provide vitamin C and provitamin A, while among the minerals, its potassium and magnesium content stand out above all.

They help to purify our organism, thanks precisely to its great content in water and fiber, qualities that give it a diuretic and depurative virtue. While, for its fiber content, they help to provide satiety and help in a positive way in case of constipation.

At the time of eat the fruitIt is true that there are many people who at some time have had doubts about how and when to take the fruit. And, precisely, one of these issues is related to a fundamental one: Should you eat the fruit with skin, or without it?.

In most cases, the main recommendation is eat the fruit with skin, given that its essential nutrients (especially vitamins) they are concentrated not only in their interior, but in their skin. Of course, this possibility depends on the fruit, being suitable in case of fruit with soft skin as is the case of the apple or pear, but the same would not happen with oranges or kiwi.

However, if we choose to eat fruit with skin it is recommended that the fruit has been biologically grown, which will assure us that only natural fungicides and pesticides have been used, and its consumption - therefore - is extremely safe. You can find it in specialized dietetics stores, health food stores and markets. In supermarkets and supermarkets, the most common is that they do not comply with this quality.

And if you have doubts about the origin of the fruit, the main recommendation is to eat it after removing its skin, since the washing does not completely eliminate the residues of pesticides, fungicides and pesticides.

In any case, the best thing is always to brush the fruit well and wash it well before consumption, regardless of whether you are going to eat with or without skin.

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