Banana is one of the most nutritious and medicinal fruits that exist. Fresh bananas benefit a lot and are very tasty to eat. Banana is one of the most widely consumed fruit worldwide. Ripe banana is composed mainly of starch which constitutes 21% as they ripen this starch converted to sugar, sucrose, glucose and fructose. This leaves 1% starch from ripe banana. Bananas are rich in potassium content which makes it ideal for the prevention of hypertension, stroke, and even cancer.
It is rich in pyridoxine which is also known as vitamin B6, which helps the metabolism and assimilation of fats and proteins and helps the red blood cells. Vitamin B6 deficiency is marked by tongue inflammation, lesions of the lips and corners of the mouth, and peripheral neuropathy.
Vitamin C has antioxidant properties and helps the body to utilize calcium and other nutrients to build bone and blood vessel walls. Bananas have Vitamin B1 is necessary to maintain appetite and metabolic function of the central nervous system. Vitamin B2 is present in bananas which helps in energy metabolism supports normal vision and skin health. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects the white and red cell membranes, which is used in the DNA synthesis and stimulates the immune system.
Bananas are soluble fiber and insoluble fruit plants which are ideal for people who are being treated for diarrhea, colitis, stomach ulcers and indigestion, and protein allergies. Bananas alkalize the blood which helps to neutralize and remove excess uric acid that causes arthritis and gout.