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Nutritious Banana

Tips: To get green bananas to ripen faster place them in a paper bag. To store the bananas longer keep them cool but not cold.

Bananas are native to tropical Southeast Asia and likely to have been first domesticated in Papua New Guinea. Bananas are grown in at least one hundred seven countries. It is commonly name for herbaceous plants of the genus Musa and for the fruit the produce. It comes to variety of sizes and colors when it is ripe. Banana has yellow, purple and red colors.

 

Banana is rich in:

  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium phosphorus
  • Iron

And also, it is good source of:

  • vitamins A and C
  • thiamine
  • riboflavin and niacin
  • pectin (a soluble fiber)

Bananas are rich in fiber in which absorbs water giving you a full feeling and great for those trying to lose weight. It is also a good fuel for the brain because the potassium helps you to concentrate and think clearer. The potassium in banana is best fuel for the brain.

Banana as food and other uses, like:

  • Banana cue
  • Banana cake
  • Banana chips
  • Bananas are steamed in glutinous rice wrapped in a banana leaf.
  • It also made as jam.
  • You can cook banana in boiled water.
  • Banana hearts (in Tagalog “puso ng saging”) are used as a vegetable.
  • The leaves of bananas are often used as disposable food containers or as plates.
  • Used as a wrapping for grilling food.
  • And of course, the leaves are also used as umbrellas.

Banana’s health benefits:

  • Reduced risk of colorectal cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Renal cell carcinoma

Tips: To get green bananas to ripen faster place them in a paper bag. To store the bananas longer keep them cool but not cold.

 

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  1. love banana!

  2. Informative post

  3. nice information

  4. Nice post………

    thanks for share.

    :-)

  5. good advice

  6. Love them… Nice share

  7. I like it. So nice info.

  8. Nice

  9. yeppy.- GJ

  10. Thank you!

  11. One of my favorite fruits. Very nutritious and abundant where we live.

  12. Yes, BC! Thank you! I love banana cue. :)

  13. I love bananas. It satisfies my sweet tooth and it is healthy. Thanks for sharing your well written and informative article. Blessings, Chris

  14. Thank you for commenting Chris!

  15. I like bananas…. They are really great for your diet, like any other fruit… Good share!

  16. Thank you, Ukrainian!

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