How The Color Of Bananas That You Eat Affects Your Health

How The Color Of Bananas That You Eat Affects Your Health

How The Color Of Bananas That You Eat Affects
Your Health Banana lovers don’t fool around when it
comes to how they like the ripeness of their favorite fruit. Some prefer to stick to the under-ripe green
bananas, while others like their overripe bananas that are almost completely brown. While taste is a factor to consider when choosing
what color bananas you like, so is your health. Did you know that bananas contain all sorts
of nutrients that are vital to our health? You heard me right! Not only are they delicious, but they can
help improve our health! But do you know what effects different colored
bananas can have on our health? Interestingly enough, each banana coloration
comes with its own set of health benefits. Keep watching for some effects different colors
of bananas may have on your health. Before we begin this video, don’t forget
to subscribe to our channel for more daily tips like this and turn on notifications so
you never miss our new videos! 4. Green Bananas. Green Bananas contain resistant starch. According to registered dietitian Jill Corleone
this type of starch acts more like a fiber in your body. “Resistant starch in your diet, like the
green banana, may reduce your risk of diabetes by aiding in blood sugar control, and heart
disease by helping to lower blood cholesterol levels,” she wrote in an article for Livestrong. Their high fiber content means younger bananas
keep you full for longer. This helps your appetite stay in check thus
promoting weight loss. Under-ripe bananas are also very low on the
glycemic index making them an ideal snack for those who need to control their blood
sugar levels. 3. Yellow bananas. Yellow, firm bananas contain antioxidants
that protect our bodies from various illnesses. Corleone noted one antioxidant present is
dopamine, which reduces the risk of heart disease as well as degenerative diseases. She said while dopamine is usually known to
act as a feel-good chemical in the brain, you won’t get that from eating a banana,
unfortunately. “Dopamine from bananas does not cross the
blood-brain barrier. It simply acts as a strong antioxidant instead
of altering hormones or mood,” she wrote. Bananas contain more sugar as they age, and
so yellow bananas are on the sweeter side. Are you curious about what other health benefits
bananas have? Well, stick around til the very end, because
after we tell you about the effects different colored bananas may have on your health, we’ll
tell you about about the overall health benefits of bananas, and why you should be eating them
more! 2. Yellow bananas with spots. Yellow bananas with brown spots aren’t quite
as healthy as their younger counterparts, but they still contain a lot of antioxidants. They are even sweeter than yellow bananas
and are usually the most popular choice when it comes to taste. A group of Japanese researchers from Teikyo
University has proven that bananas at this ripeness can actually fight cancer. They found that spotted bananas contain 8
times the amount of Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) than green bananas. According to PubMed, TNF helps to break down
abnormal cells in our body, namely cancerous tumors. The cancer-fighting substance also benefits
our immune system by guiding white blood cells to areas in the body that are inflamed or
infected. 1. Brown bananas. Brown bananas, while they are the sugariest,
still have high levels of potassium. According to the Linus Pauling Institute,
foods high in potassium help prevent conditions like osteoporosis. Brown bananas also contain the mood-altering
amino acid tryptophan. In a report by Life Extension, tryptophan
is said to regulate your moods. It can help ease depression, anxiety and also
help you sleep better. The older a banana gets, the easier they are
to digest making brown ones ideal for those with digestive issues. As bananas head to the end of their shelf
life, they begin to lose their nutrients. Therefore, brown bananas should be kept in
the refrigerator to minimize further loss. If you like to eat your bananas when they
are brown, you may want to reconsider that. You won’t be getting as many nutrients as
you could be getting. And besides, who wants to eat brown, mushy
bananas?! Yuck. Now that you know what effect different colored
bananas could have on your health, here are some other added health benefits of bananas! Bananas are a healthy choice all around. According to writer Adda Bjarnadottir, MS
for Authority Nutrition, they can benefit our digestion, heart health and promote weight
loss. They deliver high amounts of potassium along
with other vitamins and nutrients required to keep us healthy. Bananas can help improve our heart health,
digestion, and can even help assist with weight loss! Not only are they extremely nutritious, but
they are also fairly low in calories and are extremely convenient. According to Healthline, the average bananas
contains 105 calories. Not bad! You can add them in all sorts of recipes,
and they are absolutely delicious, too! Bananas have many different important nutrients. Now that you know what effect different colored
bananas could have on your health, here are some other added health benefits of bananas! Bananas contain many different antioxidants,
and also contain potassium, managense, vitamin C, vitamin B6, copper, fiber, and more! Bananas are a healthy choice all around. According to writer Adda Bjarnadottir, MS
for Authority Nutrition, they can benefit our digestion and many other bodily functions. They deliver high amounts of potassium along
with other vitamins and nutrients required to keep us healthy. Bananas Moderate Our Blood Sugar Levels: Healthline
states that bananas contain pectin, which is a special fiber that gives our flesh it’s
form. Unripe bananas have resistant starch, which
can escape digestion. Pectin and resistant starch are both known
to moderate blood sugar levels after we eat. They can also help reduce our appetites. Bananas are also ranked pretty low on the
glycemic index, which measures how quickly certain foods raise your blood sugar levels! Weight loss. Like we mentone earlier, bananas can help
with weight loss. They are a great healthy snack that you can
eat as an alternative to snacks which are higher in calories. Bananas are also filling, which can help you
eat less. This is because they are high in resistant
starch! If you want to lose weight, cut out junk food
and sugary drinks from your diet. Replace high calorie snacks with low calorie
snacks like bananas and other fruits. And, of course, try to add exercise into your
daily life. Not only will this improve your heart health
and overall health, but it will help you lose weight! Bananas contain antioxidants: Bananas contain
many different types of powerful antioxidants. Two of these antioxidants include dopamine
and catechins, which are linked to all sort of different health benefits. Not only can these antioxidants help reduce
the risk of heart disease, but they can also help reduce the risk of several different
degenerative illnesses. So eat up! Kidney health. As we all know, bananas are high in potassium,
and potassium is vital to your blood pressure control as well as the overall healthy function
of our kidneys. Because of this, bananas can help improve
our kidney health. In fact, according to Healthline, one study
completed over a 13 year period suggested that people who ate 2 to three bananas per
week were actually 33 percent less likely to be at risk for developing kidney disease! Other studies say that people who eat bananas
four to six times a week are a whopping 50 percent less likely to be at risk for kidney
disease than people who don’t eat bananas. Moral of the story? Eat more bananas! So now that you know what effects different
colored bananas may have on your health, as well as added health benefits of bananas,
what are your thoughts? Not only are bananas super healthy, bananas
are also one of the most conveniently healthy snacks out there. You can throw them in smoothies, cereal, baked
goods, the list goes on. Since they come in their own handy packaging,
they’re easy to travel with. Their thick protective peel also keeps them
protected from pesticides and pollutants. At the end of the day, bananas are good for
you no matter what stage of shelf life they’re at. The right ripeness for you could depend on
your personal health goals or your taste preference. Do you like bananas? What other fruits do you like to eat – or
not eat? Let us know in the comments section below! Enjoyed this video? Hit the like button and subscribe to our channel
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49 thoughts on “How The Color Of Bananas That You Eat Affects Your Health

  1. Do you like bananas? What other fruits do you like to eat – or not eat? Let us know in the comments section below! If you enjoyed this video, please give it a like and share it with your friends! 😊

  2. You forgot something important:
    Are they genetically modified, do they have pesticides or herbicides in them, do they grow where chemtrails are sprayed, have they been irradiated or coated in anything, or do they have any other problems?

  3. I eat 5 different fruits every day. I start eating bananas as soon as they start to ripe enough to eat, this mean I end up eating all color bananas.

  4. Had a friend that loved to eat what was to rotten for me of a banana so I always gave home the ones that were to ripe for me , he's been dead for years now 🙄

  5. It's the same old story. The guy prattles on & on about this & that, & how supposedly good it all is for you, & all about his latest "discovery", (bananas. Are WE going bananas?), but he completely FAILS to tell people to stop smoking!
    ONE single cigarette totally obliterates any health benefit of eating bananas / oatmeal / avocados / tumeric etc etc etc etc AD NAUSEAM! So WHY don't these so-called preachers of health tell people to STOP SMOKING?! It's all bananas………..

  6. Wow! This was MOST INFORMATIVE! I learned a lot. I'm glad found out so much about bananas…I particularly liked the fact about yellow bananas with black spots which prevent cancer!


  7. Love bananas, but there are different verities, so how are they different from the common banana information you just put out???

  8. Someone tell me which are the good ones. I gave up listening to the cocaine and red bull infused guy. I am not surviving such a nasal crack parrot. Thanks.

  9. Wow YOU SOUND SO HYPED UP I wonder if its the bananas. anyway that level of energy is useful in emergency warnings but it is way over the top for talking about the dear lovely poor little banana. happy day

  10. I'm not a expert but I think That excess coloration of banana is due to effect of chemicals used on them during their process

  11. Eating too many bananas can be bad for your health they contain potassium which is bad in high doses & cause you to croak it prematurely. Don’t listen to this nerd he sounds like he overdoses on helium !

  12. Brown bananas can be terribly bad for those with IBS. They are high in fermentable chemicals called Fodmaps. These can cause huge problems for those with IBS. If you have bad IBS you may need to do a low FODMAP diet. Green bananas are suitable for thise on the low FODMAP diet.

  13. Seems like the narrator over dozed on ripe bananas! So hyped up. If he's so excited about bananas I wonder how he'll be when he wins the lottery!

  14. You don't really have a choice about the ripeness. You buy a bunch a bit green, then you keep eating while they change to brown. So you always get all stages whether you like it or not. Brown bananas make me feel like upchucking.

  15. I LOVE BANANAS I have always eaten a lot of Bananas. I buy them every time I go to the store. I eat them by them self, In Oatmeal. They taste so Good !!!!!!!!!!!!!

  16. The bananas now are all clones. They have a medicinal after taste, not to mention the chemicals sprayed on them. I only eat the real, natural bananas when I go to the Carribean. Right from the tree!!

  17. More dark inside they are better/easy i eat them eating them with bread…..tasty.Been eating them long before utubo existed with this mambo.

  18. I would watch this but you sound like you talking to a bunch of kindergarteners! Speak like a normal person, we not idiots!

  19. Who cares? All bananas regardless of colour are absolutely loaded with sugar and are categorically NOT essential to your health! Fact!!

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