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Scientist have discovered that full ripe banana with dark patches produces a substance called TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor). TNF has the ability to combat abnormal cells. In fact, the riper the banana the more TNF it produces, leading to more anti-cancer substance. “Yellow skin banana with dark spots on it is 8x more effective in enhancing the property of white blood cells than green skin version“. This is a lesson for all those who like bananas, and only eat the non-fully ripened ones thinking they are no longer good, or simply for those that stay away from bananas because they simply don’t like them or think they are too fatning. Bananas are a very healthy fruit and now we learn some are anti-cancerous.

However, be careful if you are diabetic, if a banana is over-ripe, it is not good for you because of the high sugar level in it. However a well riped banana is perfectly healthy and better than non-riped banana. Bananas are good to incorporate in your diet if you are diabetic; simply mention is not to eat OVER riped bananas.

Read the following articles and learn more about the specific nutritions in Bananas.

Fruits Are Good For You, Except …

Fruits are very good for you but when should you not have fruits?

Zoƫ Harcombe explains that fruits are not good with other foods because it disturbs the digestion process, so it is better to eat it either 30 minutes before eating or after you have digested your food which can take few hours. Another time when not to eat fruits is essentially when you have hyperglycemia because fruits are high in sugar. Third reason why fruits are not good is if you have candida, which is a fungus, because fruits will feed candida, which can in turn cause diseases.

Watch this 3 minute video for more details

MYTH that bananas are Fattening

Many people have mentioned that they do not like to eat bananas because they are fattening. I have tried many times to tell them that Bananas are not fattening but rather very healthy for you. It doesn’t seem to help really. Here is a video that makes my point. Bananas are healthy for you, in fact, they are a weight loss fruit. Like anything else, having too much of something can become fattening, but indulging in one banana a day is perfectly okay. As it provides you with many of the nutrition needed.

Another statement I hear is that people don’t like to eat bananas because they cause constipation… Truth is, bananas are actually high in fiber, though having too much of it can cause constipation due to the potassium balance inside the banana. But having more than one banana becomes abuse as you need to balance your diet.

Fact is, Bananas are very healthy for you, and having one banana a day is perfectly fine. It is good for you. It provides you with the right amount of fiber, potassium, vitamin C, and Vitamin B6. Here is a video to help you loosen up and get over these myths about BANANAS.

Important thing is to eat bananas during the day and not before sleeping, because they do have fructose. So if eaten at night can be fattening, like any other food, it stays in your stomach overnight because you are not working it out. So eat them in the morning when the sugar can be used all day.