Bananas are elongated edible fruits that are produced by large herbaceous flowering plants. They vary in size, firmness, and color. However, they all have something in common, they are elongated and curved. They contain soft starch that is covered in a rind which on many occasions is always green and yellow. However, these colors also vary, sometimes they are red, purple, and brown when ripe.
Some bananas always have black spots on the outer skin when ripe. This especially occurs on the bananas that have a yellow outer cover when ripe. Most people always avoid these types of bananas in the market. However, it’s the high time you start purchasing them because of the following reasons.
Black spots in a ripe banana mean that the fruit is well ripe and it’s ready for consumption. Apart from that, they also indicate that the acid inside the fruit has been converted into natural sugar. In other simple terms, the banana is at the peak of its sweetness.
Bananas with black spots on the outer cover also contain high levels of antioxidants. This means that they possess better immune-strengthening effects than all other types of bananas. Researchers have found out that yellow ripe bananas with black spots are more effective at producing cancer-fighting properties.
.In other words, they boost the white blood cells which are responsible for protecting the body when compared to their green counterpart which is occasionally used in cooking. For these reasons, it’s always advisable that you increase the intake of bananas with black spots.
Bananas are also rich in vitamin C which helps in boosting the immune system of the body. Vitamin C is also vital for tissue growth and repairing worn-out body tissue. Apart from that vitamin C also helps in preventing heart diseases.
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