Health Benefits Of Green Banana

Health

Published
Oct 13, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Green bananas are also known as raw bananas due to the fact that they are usually harvested when still green

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Here are some health benefits of green banana

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Gut friendly

Raw bananas can help keep gut bacteria healthy and improve digestion

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It contains resistant starch, a form of carbohydrate that resists digestion in the small intestine and promotes the growth of gut-friendly microbes

Keeps the heart healthy

Green bananas, like ripe bananas, are good for your heart health and also help regulate blood pressure

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It contains potassium, which is an essential nutrient that helps muscles contract and the heart beat consistently.

Regulates cholesterol levels

Raw bananas' high fibre content aids with cholesterol management

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 The fibre content in raw bananas helps lower cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of strokes

Helps curb cravings

Raw bananas provide bulk and can promote satiety or feeling of fullness

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Green bananas have a satiating effect due to their high fibre and resistant starch content

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