382074-bananajjjjjeNew Delhi World Banana Day is celebrated every year on the third Wednesday of April. This year World Banana Day was celebrated on 20th April, the third Wednesday of the month. But today you need to know some interesting things about bananas.

Where did the banana come from? Bananas
It is considered to be the oldest fruit in the world. Bananas are said to have originated in the forests of Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines in Southeast Asia. Many varieties of bananas are still found in these countries. How many of these varieties are very tasty. That’s why Africa has the distinction of giving the English name of Banana Banana. So the Hindi word banana is derived from the Arabic word finger.

There are more than 1 thousand varieties of banana – more than 1 thousand varieties of banana in the world
are found. A group of 50-50 species can be formed. Some of these species are sweet. Especially the Cavendish variety which is the most preferred variety. Named after Moses Cavendish. It was first grown at Chatsworth House in Britain in 1830.

How delicious is the variety of banana in India
There are about 33 varieties of it in India. Of these, there are only 12 such bananas that are delicious. These include cardamom and yellow bananas. These small bananas are very sweet and nutritious to eat. Therefore small sized Rusthali bananas are grown in South India, Bihar, Jharkhand. Apart from this, bananas like Poovan, Bhindi Banana, Bhim Kol, Nandan, Thela, Chakkarkeli and Karpurvalli are sweet to eat.

gives relief in diabetes
Banana- Diabetics are more advised to eat green bananas. This is because green bananas have a lower GI than ripe yellow bananas. Eat ripe bananas and if you have low potassium levels then your body will make less insulin. Which can increase your blood sugar.

What are the negative effects of bananas?
Most bananas have very few side effects. However, in some cases, eating bananas can cause bloating, gas, cramps, soft stools, nausea and vomiting. Eating bananas in large amounts can increase the level of potassium in the blood. So in some cases, there is also a complaint of allergy by eating banana.

Should we eat banana everyday?
If you want, you can eat banana daily. Eating banana helps in gaining weight and fulfilling the deficiency of nutrients. You can consume 1 or 2 bananas daily. But eating bananas should be avoided if it is harmful to the body condition of some people.

How good is it to eat a banana at night?
According to Ayurveda, it is not advisable to go to sleep immediately after eating a banana. Eating a banana and falling asleep immediately can lead to salivation. This saliva can block your throat during sleep. Since banana is a heavy fruit, it takes time for the body to digest them. This is because our metabolism is at its lowest at night.

Can I eat banana on an empty stomach?
Banana is known as a superfood. Being a heavy fruit, banana is considered good for appetite and digestive system. Bananas are high in magnesium and potassium. Therefore, eating bananas on an empty stomach can balance the levels of magnesium and potassium in our blood.

Why bananas don’t get insects?
The biggest feature of bananas is that they never get pests. Bananas contain a chemical called cyanite. That’s why bananas never get insects. So the potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C and various antioxidants found in banana keep our body fit.