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can you eat green bananasLet’s talk about one of those “strange” foods that no one seems to be quite sure about – bananas. I am sure you like bananas? They are delicious and satisfying. In fact, you are probably eating a banana right now, or at least thinking about eating a banana. Am I right? So Can you eat green bananas?

Well, if you LOVE bananas as I do, but you are also worried about this amazing tropical fruit potentially causing spikes in blood sugar and fat gain, here is a helpful tip on choosing your bananas…

 

Can you eat green bananas

The greener the banana, the more “fat-burning” properties it has.

Have you ever heard of resistant starch? It is a “super carb” that is resistant to digestion much like insoluble fiber, and it also has prebiotic properties to help feed the healthy bacteria in your gut. In the end, resistant starch leads to fewer calories absorbed, and a healthier gut (from the inside out!).

Good news: green, unripe bananas are loaded with resistant starch. Green bananas also have more fiber and less sugar than a fully ripe, yellow banana, and a lower glycemic index. Makes sense, OK?
When you have less sugar, more fiber, and more resistant starch, you’re bound to have a lower blood sugar response.

So, is that mean that if you want to enjoy a banana you have to eat a completely green, rather UN-enjoyable hard, unripe banana? Certainly not. That just means that if you choose a greener, less ripe banana compared to a fully ripe yellow one, you’ll enjoy a lower glycemic, higher fiber, and higher resistance starch snack. When everything is considered, that will probably lend itself nicely to your waist-slimming goals while being a relatively painless swap.

Conclusion:

Benefits: One good thing about green bananas is the high resistant starch content. For anyone attempting to avoid food with high sugar content, green bananas are great choice whereas yellow bananas don’t seem to be. Therefore, those suffering from type two diabetes can eat the unripe fruit while perhaps ripened bananas don’t seem to be as compatible.

Date fruit

date fruitThese small “bombs”, date fruit, are abundant with magnesium that has anti-inflammatory activity, and studies have shown that it reduces arterial inflammation and the risk of heart disease. It also lowers high blood pressure.

If you’ve been looking for the “healthy desserts” lastly, you’ve surely come across on to many people who are preparing with the date fruit “dates”. You can find this sweet fruit often in biscuits, protein pads, pies, puddings, etc. And that is not surprising given that it is a natural gluten-free sweetener. Continue reading

Watermelon aphrodisiac

watermelon aphrodisiacWatermelon is a brilliant summer fruit that will refresh us and help us to rid of extra pounds, but there is another unexpected effect – it’s about a fantastic natural watermelon aphrodisiac that solves the problem of erectile dysfunction.

Namely, the research conducted in Italy has shown that citrulline, the amino acid contained in watermelon in large quantities, improves circulation, which alleviates erectile dysfunction because the body uses citrulline to produce another amino acid – arginine, natural viagra. Continue reading

How many calories have your favorite fruit?

Foods that can “extinguish” appetite, and not contain a lot of calories are fruits and vegetables. How many calories have your favorite fruit?

Fruits and vegetables contain various essential substances, such as vitamins and minerals, as well as various other substances necessary for a healthy life. Fruit consumption is essential for our organism. Apart from having a large number of vitamins and minerals, it gives us energy and is involved in the detoxification of the body.

On the other hand, to lose weight, we need to eat fewer calories than we need in our body during the normal daily lifestyle. When it comes to calories concern, you should also look at your favorite fruit. Continue reading

An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor awayAn apple a day keeps the doctor away… why?
Do you know what makes apples so special? Why we never hear an orange or banana or a pear a day keeps the doctor away?
Apples have properties that no other fruits have and their benefits have been proven overtime. You could get such benefits individually with other fruits, but apples combines everything and makes it simpler. It has been proven over and over that if it’s not simple, easy and fast, people will not take care of their health. Continue reading

How to lose belly fat, citrus fruits helps

Holidays are over and now we have to deal with the consequences.  We ate everything and gain some fat around our waist, now we have to deal with it. What is the best fruit and how to lose belly fat? Read on about it.

You’ve probably heard that eating fruit is a healthy option to burn fat. And while that’s definitely true, some fruits are better than others when it comes to losing flab from your waistline. Continue reading

You’ve probably heard the tip. If you want to lose weight it’s a good idea to eat slowly. And chew your food at least 15-20 times before swallowing. Doing so allows your brain and body to actually sense that it’s full. Instead of cramming a bunch of food down your throat only to find out 30 mins later that you’re way stuffed. Dou you know which is the best fruit for weight loss?

Cherries – the best fruit for weight loss

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