Have you ever heard of red bananas?? Learn about the amazing benefits of this unique fruit!

21 September, 2022
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Have you ever heard of red bananas?? Learn about the amazing benefits of this unique fruit!

Many banana lovers know of it, the most famous yellow color in the world and distinguished by its many types depending on the regions of its spread, but have you ever heard of red bananas?

According to Sky News, the red banana "has a sweet taste that combines a mixture of bananas and berries", it usually takes about 9 months to reach the stage of maturity, and the most famous countries that grow it are India, China, Costa Rica, Mexico, and some African countries such as Tanzania and Zanzibar.

Red bananas contain carotenoids, the pigment that gives them their distinctive red colour.

Due to its limited spread, the price of this type of banana is approximately ten times the price of yellow bananas, in addition to that its shelf life is less than its yellow counterpart, as it should be stored away from direct sunlight, and refrigeration should be avoided.

Very important benefits

Promotes the health of the immune system and treats anemia, because it is very rich in vitamins (C - B6).

Improves fertility in men and women due to vitamin 6, carotene and zinc.

It gives a feeling of satiety for long periods, which is important for those who follow a diet, especially since one fruit of it contains only 90 calories and 0.3 grams of fat.

Helps quit smoking, because it contains potassium and magnesium, which help the body combat nicotine withdrawal. 

Boosts energy levels in the body, thanks to the natural sugars it contains, such as fructose and glucose, which give the body vigor and vitality throughout the day.

Suitable for those who suffer from digestive problems such as constipation, because it contains dietary fiber that increases the efficiency of bowel movements.

It is essential for heart health, as it helps control blood pressure as it contains a large proportion of potassium and magnesium.

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