As a kid, I loved bananas to the point where Bananaman was one of my favourite superheroes. But I always knew that you shouldn’t eat the peels. Until today.
While the thought of eating a banana peel may be hard for some to stomach, it’s a common ingredient in many cuisines around the world.
The peel of a banana makes up about 35% of the ripe fruit and is often discarded rather than consumed.
However, using the peel is a great way to reduce food waste while squeezing some extra vitamins and minerals into your diet.
In fact, banana peels are not only edible but also rich in several key nutrients, including potassium, dietary fiber, polyunsaturated fats, and essential amino acids.(via Healthline)
You can’t talk about bananas and not mention potassium. It’s the law!