We all know about the nutritional benefits of banana and how it can help us to stay healthy. But do you know that the nutrition in banana keeps changing in ripening process? Yes, it is true.
You might have observed that the ripen banana is often sweeter. This is because of the enzymes in the banana. It break downs the starches into sugar and thus make it taste sweet. This process of the enzyme also makes banana easier to digest.
According to the recent study done by Japanese researchers, it is discovered that the ripen banana consist of more antioxidant than the fresh version.
In the ripening process often black spots appear on the peel of a banana. It produces Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) it is a substance which fight the abnormal as well as cancer cells. The darker the spot becomes the more powerful banana becomes to kill cancer cells. It is amazing that a ripe banana is 8 times more effective to boost your immune system than the fresh banana.