The humble banana has long been hailed a health superhero, thanks to its potassium-rich content. But now, a top dietitian has now claimed that we should be munching on the fruit’s skin as well to really reap the health benefits. Susie Burrell says that eating the peel can improve your sleep, enhance your skin and even boost weight loss. Instead, she suggests putting it in a smoothie, baked goods or a curry to boost your nutritional intake. Writing in her blog, she adds: “cooking the skin to soften it will help to break down some of the cell walls within the skin, helping to make the nutrients easy to absorb.

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