Certain portions of fruit and vegetables need to be cleaned up regularly. Although in most cases it isn't a mistake, there are several examples where 99 % of people throw away some parts which however, are very valuable. Check whether you are making any of these mistakes.

Pumkin seeds

These seeds are usually the first thing we clean when we cut a pumpkin, but seeds are full of protein, fiber, vitamin E and magnesium. To make them delicious, bake in the oven and pour with olive oil.

Onion peel

This crunchy shell is rich in quercetin, a compound that lowers blood pressure and helps maintain the immune system. You can put it in a stew or goulash, and take out before serving.

Watermelon rind

This rind is rich in the amino acid citrulline, which can improve your bloodstream. Put watermelon rind cork in a solid, better quality blender along with the red part of the watermelon, add strawberries and a little orange juice. You'll get great refreshing drink.

The leaves of broccoli

These leaves are a triple win because they are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C and calcium. Cut them off and put in a pan with other vegetables and the rest of the broccoli.

Top of the celery

Believe it or not, these leaves are very tasty and full of magnesium, which helps build muscleс, they contain calcium which will strengthen bones, and vitamin C. Prepare it as any other leafy vegetables and add them to chicken soup or vegetable soup.

Orange zest

You already know that it smells great, but you probably did not know that it is rich in fiber, which beneficially affect your digestive tract, and the vitamin C which will lift immunity. It'll be the best if grated over chicken or fish.

Stalks from Swiss chard

If you run into Swiss chard with a violet-red stalks, know that it is rich in carotenoids that act as antioxidants which are real fighters against diseases. They are also full of vitamin C, an important ingredient to preserve bone health. To enjoy them, cook with mushrooms and onions, and enjoy in a delicious addition.