Don't discard food bits

Watermelon rind and seeds

We always neglect the watermelon rind, yet it contains significant minerals like citrulline.

Watermelon rind and seeds

Use the white section under the green skin in smoothies, salsa, chutney, or slaw. 

Broccoli stalks

The neglected broccoli stalk contains a phytochemical antioxidant that protects cells from DNA damage, inhibits tumor blood vessel growth.

Broccoli stalks

They can be sliced, shredded, steamed, roasted, or sautéed. They thicken sauces, pesto, hummus, and soups.

Banana peels

You've probably been tossing away banana peels your whole life, wasting tryptophan, which enhances serotonin.

Black bananas

Make a smoothie or a cake by freezing and mashing them. Use overripe bananas in delicious ways.

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