Banana is rich in nutrients and is a recognized beauty and weight loss food. It is rich in carbohydrates, protein, fat, potassium, pectin, calcium and other nutrients, of which the content of potassium is relatively high.
Bananas can be eaten raw, stewed, sliced, or mashed. In addition, bananas can also extract banana essence, which can be used to make juices, fructose, beverages and toothpaste spices.
The efficacy and role of bananas are not small.
Lower blood pressure.
Bananas are a fruit that is high in potassium and low in sodium. After eating, it can excrete excess sodium ions from the body, which has the effect of lowering blood pressure.
Potassium in bananas can regulate muscle tension caused by potassium deficiency, so it has a good relief effect on uncomfortable symptoms such as leg cramps.
Bananas are rich in pectin, which can promote the secretion of gastrointestinal fluid, thereby lubricating the stomach, promoting digestion and defecation, and can be used to improve symptoms such as constipation and indigestion.
Precautions for eating bananas.
1. It should not be stored in the refrigerator.
Bananas ripen quickly and are usually picked early, half-ripe and shipped out. Therefore, it is recommended to place in an environment of 11-13 degrees Celsius.
The temperature in the refrigerator is too low, and it is easy to frostbite, which not only affects the taste, but also causes plaque or rot.
2. Do not consume too much.
Bananas are not only sweet, but also rich in magnesium, potassium and other elements. Moderate consumption can promote intestinal peristalsis. Conducive to the discharge of harmful substances.
Excessive consumption can cause gastrointestinal diseases, reduce gastric acid secretion, and cause mood swings. Therefore, it is recommended that you eat in moderation in your life.
How to choose bananas.
1. Select the curved banana.
Only the outermost bananas get more and better light. Straight bananas will receive less light. So it will have less flavor and sweetness.
When choosing, choose the curved one!
2. Look at the edges and corners of the appearance.
Bananas that are smooth and rounded, with less sharp edges and corners are naturally more ripe. If the banana is angular, it will taste a little green.
3. Pick bananas with a little speckle.
Pick bananas with a few spots on the surface, as such bananas may be ripening. Worsening may occur if the spots enlarge into large dark spots.
If it smells sweet, it's a naturally ripe banana. Broken bananas can be quickly identified by smell.
5. Look at the rhizomes of the bananas.
Fresh ripe banana rhizomes are green.
Elderly people are suitable for eating bananas.