|The skin and inner parts of the banana can be eaten raw or cooked. Western cultures customarily eat the inside raw and discard the skin.
Asian cultures cook the inner part and skin and consume both.
Bananas have numerous strings or phloem bundles that lie between the skin and inner part. Although edible, most people remove and discard them.
Bananas have divine health benefits. They are rich in vitamin A, B6, C, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc. Additional blessings are 2 grammes of protein and 4 mg of fibre!
Need potassium? A single banana has a colossal 602 mg of potassium!
Bananas are ideal for boosting potassium. They are considered the perfect food for malnourished children.
With only 2 mg of sodium and 36 grammes of carbohydrates, bananas can be enjoyed by many with dietary restrictions.