We are sure that this tropical fruit is favored by many people. Whether you eat it single, in a fruit salad, or it’s part of your smoothie, bananas are always one of the best healthy choices.
Probably, the first thing that comes to your mind is when should you eat it? As most of the people would say, when it’s ripe, of course, and you think you have guessed. But, let us see consider the plus and minuses of both.
In fact, it is very important to know the ‘7 looks’ of the banana. Pay attention to the images of bananas we have presented to you and decide which one is the best for your diet.
Ripe bananas (Fruits 4-7)
As far as the banana under number 7 is concerned, the specialists in the study of nutrition explain that when a banana has many dark spots, it means that the anti-cancerous properties are at its highest level. Plus, when bananas ripe, they contain high level of fiber, vitamin C, and they are also full of potassium, vitamin B, and abound with anti-oxidants. According to Japanese researchers, the nutritive values in bananas which are totally ripe are even more increased.
Additionally, ripe bananas are proven to improve your digestive tract.
If you happen to have more ripe bananas, eat them before they begin to go bad. To preserve the nutrients, you can always put them in the fridge. Another option is freezing them to use them later.
Now, let’s see the advantages of eating them while they are still green.
Unripe bananas (Fruits 1-3)
Unripe bananas have healthy benefits too. Unlike ripe bananas, their sugar concentration is low and the presence of probiotic bacteria support the proper colon maintained. On the other hand, unripe bananas are not good for your digestive system. They may cause bloating. Having low amount of sugar, then these bananas are recommended If you suffer from type 2 diabetes. In this case, the chance f bloating should be disregarded.