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Do you wash and peel your fruits before consumption?


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Do you wash and peel your fruits before consumption?

Chemicalkinetics | Jul 16, 2010 08:23 PM

So when do you usually wash the soft skin fruits which you are going to peel and eat?

For example, when you decide to peel an apple, do you wash it first? Other examples such as pears, peach, kiwi..

Some people feel "wash and then peel" is redundant. Other believe fruit skin needed to be cleaned before peeling. Otherwise, dirt on the skin will get on the peeled fruits. What about you?

This is not about hard skin fruits like orange and banana. In addition, I am not asking if you wash and eat (with skin on). I often eat an apple with skin on, but this is not the question here. The question is really about combination of wash and peel. Thanks.

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