If someone will ask you “When is the best time to enjoy and eat a banana?” – probably all of you will have the same answers.
When the banana is ripe it`s the best time!
However, it looks that your answer is right, at least accordingly to one train of thought.
Eat a banana that is the best for your health
Actually, there are numerous health advantages and disadvantages in regards when we should eat a banana.
Whether you eat a green or ripe banana, we will expose ourselves to several pros and cons.
In this article, we will take a look to unripe and ripe bananas to help you decide when would be the best time to eat a banana.
Are you aware what`s special about number 7 banana on the picture above?
A lot of nutritionists believe that when banana has more dark spots it has stronger cancer preventing properties.
Actually, a banana with brown spots contains more TNF.
Further, a ripe banana contains an extremely high concentration of compounds such as vitamin B, vitamin C, fiber, potassium and many antioxidants.
According to Japanese researchers, the fully ripened banana maximizes these benefits.
In addition, ripe banana is well-known to be easier for our digestive system.
NOTE: When you have extra ripe bananas that you can eat, you can put them in the fridge to preserve nutrients before bananas start to go bad.
You can freeze bananas and use them in smoothies or cakes!
Unripe or green banana have also some health benefits by reports of www.onegreenplanet.org.
These health benefits include the content of sugar in unripe banana compared to a ripe banana, as well the widespread presence of probiotic bacteria that helps in colon maintenance.
One downside is that unripe – green banana is tough on our digestive system and can cause bloating.
This unripe – green banana has a lower sugar content that can be one effect worth dealing with people suffering from type diabetes II.
In addition, unripe – green banana has higher starch content that can make us feel full faster.