“Hail noble fruit” Homer sang. But did he know that modern scientists have put grapes on the Big Fruit Throne for its Polyphenols. Scientists at Cornell have rated fruits and veggies for their bioactivity index and the skin and seeds of the scarlet grape RULE!
When you remove the peel or skin from fruits and vegetables, you lose a lot of nutrition, since it’s a concentrated source of fiber, vitamins, minerals, and potentially beneficial phytochemicals. The pigments in produce are healthful, and the skins or peels are often the most colorful part. Vegetable peels or skins are particularly good sources [...]