When eating certain food, there are certain parts which seemingly are useless
and should be thrown away. In reality, their nutritional value could be
higher than the food itself. Check if you have unknowingly wasted these.
Fish eyes, especially mackerel family, contain rich quantity of DHA and
EPA which are very rare unsaturated fatty acid. The most beneficial property
of these natural substances is their ability to stimulate human brain cells,
improve memory and thinking power, and also very helpful in preventing memory
decline, high cholesterol and hypertension diseases. The common notion suggested
is that eating certain animal parts would strengthen similar body parts of
ours, and this has been proven correct by clinical experiments where fish
eyes are concerned: they can help to reduce the deterioration of eyesight.
Fibers of orange or grapefruit peels
After peeling oranges or grapefruits, do not remove all the fibers that
cover the fruits. In fact, the fibers contained a vitamin which helps to
maintain the elasticity and density of the artery wall, which in turn reduces
the danger of bleeding especially in the fine arteries. Hypertension patients
usually have problem of brain hemorrhage while diabetic patients have retina
hemorrhage. For people with tendency to bleed, especially old people with
tendency of artery hardening, eating fibers of oranges and grapefruit peels
is particularly helpful.
The nutritional value of bones is higher than that of the meat. Comparing
the nutritional values of pork bones and pork, the bones contain far more
protein, iron, sodium and calories than meat. Bones contain 23% more protein
than milk powder, 61% more than beef, three times as much as pork and more
than double that of eggs. It has abundance of essential minerals that humans
require, like vitamins A, B1 and B2 that are useful for slowing aging. The
best part is, when boiled in soup, these nutrition become more readily absorbed
by human body than plant-based food.
Chili leaves contains complete range of amino acid almost 4 times compared
to the chili fruits. It also contains more than double what chili fruits
have of which are anti-cancerous substance. On top of that, chili leaves
are rich in calcium, beta carotene, various vitamins and other nutrients.
Eating a suitable quantity of chili leaves enhances secretion of digestive
juices, improves appetite and is good for indigestions, gastric and stomach
discomfort. Regular intake of chili leaves also help in warming body, strengthen
liver, improve eyesight, reduce weight and improve beauty. Chili leaves
is tasty and can either be cooked alone, frying with meat or making soup.
The bone-building eggshells you normally throw away is the best source of
natural calcium in the world. Eggshells are made up of calcium and 26 other
elements. In fact, they're very similar in content to your bones and teeth.
How to make your own calcium supplement :
To re-supplement calcium using eggshells, simply immerse the empty shells
in boiling water for about 5 minutes to kill any pathogens and then let
the shells air dry. After they're dry, grind the shells in a coffee grinder
and take a 1/2 teaspoon a day, which can be taken with fresh squeezed orange
juice or lemonade. For prevention, the shells are consumed every day for
two months each year.