The flesh of citrus fruits contains a huge amount of useful substances – vitamins, antioxidants, pectin substances, etc. Do you like citrus fruits? Most likely, yes, you eat them with pleasure and also press your own fresh orange juice at home. What about citrus peels? What do you do with them?
It turns out that citrus peel (lemon, orange, mandarin, grapefruit, etc.) has useful and healing properties. The citrus peel contains a large number of substances with an anti-atherosclerotic effect – the so-called polymethoxylated flavones. These substances, getting into the body, neutralize free oxygen forms, and also accelerate the process of disintegration of low-density lipoproteins.
Keep reading and you will find out why citrus peels can be useful. So, guys, discover more citrus peels secrets for a healthier, happier you. Let’s get started!
1. YOU SHOULD EAT THE ZEST
You probably do not know, but the orange zest is an amazing ingredient used in a number of recipes. There are many recipes that contain orange zest as the main ingredient. For example, in pasta, baked goods, sauces, vinaigrettes, and even fried foods.