Banana of the
Brazil - The energy and health fruit
There are around a hundred kinds of bananas
planted in the entire world, but the most cultivated
ones in Brazil are the "nanica" and
The "Nanica" banana has a thin yellow-greenish
skin even in ripe fruits and sweet, soft and
pleasant scented pulp.
"Prata" banana, is a 15 cm long, straight
fruit, it has a yellow-greenish skin, it's five-sided,
it's pulp is less sweet than the "Nanica"
one, but more consistent, and it's recommended
even to be fried or baked.
banana, specially the "Prata" one,
is a fruit with original and peculiar characteristics
within the nourishment and nutritional context.
easy to consume, it is rapidly digested in less
than two hours, it is recommended for all ages:
- They are particularly
suggested by their richness in glycoside (sugars),
in group B vitamins, in potassium and in magnesium
that are important for a good muscular performance.
- It helps in the
maintenance of the immune system defenses
thanks to its apports of vitamin C and B,
minerals and varied oligo-elements (zinc,
copper, manganese, selenium...)
How to choose the
- Choose only the
ones with good appearance and characteristic
- Prefer the
ones with a VERY YELLOW skin and little brown
spots, of a consistent appearance and without
soft or bruised parts. In case the banana
isn't consumed soon, prefer the ones that
are regularly green, on the wait.