Banana comes in more than 10 varieties in India. The commercial Indian banana varieties are Dwarf cavendish, Robusta, Poovan, Robusta, Nendran, Red Banana, Ardharpuri, Ney poovan, Basrai, Karpuravalli, and Rasthali.
Calories: 105 kcal Carbs: 23.6 g Proteins: 1.23 g Fats: 0.33 g Dietary Fibre: 1.94 g Folate: 16.81 mcg Magnesium: 34.98 mg Potassium: 306 mg
Bananas are a good source of soluble dietary fiber - pectin that support healthy digestion and keep indigestion issues like constipation, diarrhoea at bay.
The high potassium content of banana promote a healthy functioning by keeping blood pressure in control. Studies support that potassium is necessary to manage hypertension.
Bananas can easily be a part of a weight loss diet. Bananas especially the unripe ones are high in resistance starch. Resistance starch has dietary fiber like properties and may stimulate weight loss by increasing the energy expenditure.
You can pair it with a post-workout protein shake to boost muscle recovery.
Yes, diabetic people can enjoy banana as they do not cause major glucose spikes.
Ingredients: 1 medium-size ripe banana 1 spoon sweetened of peanut butter 2 cups milk Blend all the ingredients.
Excess banana intake can cause weight gain, tooth decay, high potassium levels, and drowsiness. To enjoy the health benefits, have bananas in moderation.
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