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Let’s Go Bananas! Green Bananas and their Health Benefits

Published Online: 07 Oct 2017
Volume & Issue: Volume 38 (2017) - Issue 2 (September 2017)
Page range: 147 - 151
Journal Details
License
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Journal
eISSN
1857-8985
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1857-9345
First Published
08 Sep 2014
Publication timeframe
2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

Bananas have enormous health benefits as a food for both animals and humans. They have been used as a complimentary medicine to treat pathological conditions since ancient times. Recently, there has been increased interest in the scientific validity of the beneficial effects of bananas in alleviating and treating disease conditions including, ulcers, infections, diabetes, diarrhea, colitis and blood pressure. Herein, we write on the potential therapeutic and functional benefits of certain species of bananas when consumed green as well as considering the properties of extracts from the non-fruit parts of the plant. We conclude that green bananas appear to deliver an array of health and therapeutic benefits

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