Always peel avocados, garlic and onions
Like tropical fruits, avocado skin is tough to digest and not something you should eat. Avocados are a good source of fibre, potassium, folic acid and monounsaturated fats. As for garlic and onions, the peel is not especially beneficial or tasty – so it’s worth taking that layer off.
It comes down to personal preference
There are many benefits in eating the peels of most fruits and vegetables, but it’s not the only nutritious part. So Malkani, Pike and Cecere agree: if the peel of a fruit or a vegetable is particularly hard or unappetising, it’s better to eat it without the skin – and benefit from the nutrients within – than to avoid eating fruits or vegetables altogether.
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