Banana- A local yet complete food

"Banana tree as a whole is tasty and a very important source of nutrients. The fruit, stem, flower, and leaf are very much rich in fibre. The best part about bananas as fruit is that they are available throughout the year and are cheap. A medium banana gives you 422 milligrams which are 9% of what you need every day. Potassium-rich food fibre helps to manage your blood pressure and gets rid of sodium. The leaves contain a large number of polyphenols. The food that is served on banana leaves is said to prevent many lifestyle diseases. The banana flower helps in preventing prostate enlargement, supports bone health, and helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels. The stem is a rich source of fibre and helps in weight loss, it also helps to ease constipation. The banana peel fights cancer-causing free radicals in your body. Eating more banana peels, especially green, unripe peels, can increase your antioxidant levels and help reduce your risk of cancer. Banana chips are also made where it is deeply-fried or dried, crispy slices of banana. Therefore now we can conclude by saying that bananas as a whole contribute a lot to health


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