It also protects your body from heart disease, heart attacks and stroke
Banana skins are not rubbish after all if scientists are to be believed. The peel is rich with nutrients, compounds and minerals that are proved to be beneficial to the body, reports the Daily Mail.
The skins of the tropical fruit contain high levels of vitamin A, which help you have healthy teeth, bones and soft tissue. Its B6 vitamins aid the body’s immune system by promoting brain and heart health. Additionally, B12 also nourishes the brain and nervous system. Featuring antioxidants and virtually no calories, it also helps stroke metabolism and can enable weight loss easily.
Studies in the past have discovered that its fibre lowers cholesterol and protects your body from heart disease, heart attacks and stroke. Surprisingly, banana peels are also high in mood-boosting hormone serotonin – which is a neurotransmitter derived from tryptophan.