Skip Nav
Dinner
Nutritionists Recommend the Perfect Dinner Equation For Weight Loss
Intermediate Workouts
Tone Your Entire Body With This Cardio and Strength Pilates Workout
Sweet Potatoes
20 Hearty, Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes Full of Protein, Fiber, and Everything in Between
Fitness Motivation
Steph Claire Smith on How Her Daily Run Sets Her Up for Greatness

Benefits of Eating Skin of Fruit and Vegetables

To Skin or Not to Skin? Fruits & Veggies That Are Better Left Unpeeled

View in slideshow
Orange Peels
Image Source: Shutterstock

Have you ever considered eating the skin of a watermelon or onion? If the answer is no, we've got more than a few reasons that might make you think again. It's not uncommon to just peel away the skin of a fruit or vegetable to get straight to the good stuff, but what you might not know is that along with the skin you're throwing away valuable health-boosting nutrients. Yep, it's true. Even garlic skin is better left on. So in honour of Meat Free Week (March 24), we're getting in early to tell you why we think eating fruit and veg is so darn good.

Around The Web
More From POPSUGAR
Join The Conversation
Healthy Brownie Recipe
30 Day Relationship Challenge
Why Do My Legs Itch When I Exercise And Run?
Unusual Girls' Names
From Our Partners
Latest Health & Fitness
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds