A LA CARTE
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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：A LA CARTE / Dominican Republic
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Binomial Name：Musa acuminata
Other Names：Cavendish Banana
Product Description：The banana originated from Mauritius and was brought to the UK by a British priest. In 1837, the Linnean Society of London (the Linnean Society of London is an association that studies biological taxonomy) officially named the banana after a duke of the manor at that time. For "Cavendish".  In response to the yellow leaf disease epidemic, Standard Fruits experimented with planting large handfuls of bananas in Honduras in 1939. In 1947, it gave up its original rice-seven bananas and began to export bananas. From then on, bananas were exported. Become the world's main cultivated banana variety.
It is the fruit of the banana plant of the Musa family. It tastes sweet and is cold in nature. It has the functions of clearing away heat, moistening intestines, detoxifying, unblocking meridians and lowering blood pressure. Bananas are rich in potassium and fiber. The former is beneficial to the balance of blood pressure and myocardial contraction, and the latter helps prevent constipation. Bananas contain almost all the vitamins and minerals, so it is easy to get various nutrients from them. Bananas are rich in dietary fiber and have a good laxative effect. In addition, they contain pectin, which can fully lubricate the intestines, speed up the passage of feces, prevent waste from being retained in the intestines, avoid the production of carcinogens, and can effectively prevent bowel cancer. Bananas contain oligosaccharides, which can reduce the bad bacteria in the intestines and increase the good bacteria in the intestines. Although it is named because of its high sweetness, a banana with a net weight of about 100 grams has about the same amount of calories. Eat half of the rice or less.
Banana is also a natural antacid. Since bananas are very good for digestion and absorption, everyone from children to the elderly can eat them safely and provide balanced nutrition. They can help the brain produce a chemical component - serotonin, which can stimulate the nervous system. It signals joy, calmness and drowsiness, and even has an analgesic effect.
Bananas contain considerable amounts of potassium and magnesium ions. Potassium can prevent blood pressure from rising and muscle spasms, while magnesium has the effect of eliminating fatigue. At the same time, the potassium ions rich in bananas also cause it to bring 0.1 microsievert of radiation exposure to the human body after being absorbed by the human body. However, this dose is far from the 100 microsieverts that can have a health impact on the human body in the linear non-threshold model (LNT). This threshold of Sievert (mSv) is still nearly 1 million times short. Bananas are also a natural antacid. Since bananas are very good for digestion and absorption, everyone from children to the elderly can eat them safely and provide balanced nutrition. They can help the brain produce a chemical component - serotonin, which can stimulate the nervous system. It signals joy, calmness and drowsiness, and even has an analgesic effect.
In addition, an in vitro experiment conducted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 found that Dimon banana contains a lectin that promotes tumor necrosis factor-α that kills cancer cells, interleukin-2 that regulates immunity, and The production of interferon gamma can inhibit the proliferation of leukemia cell line L1210 cell line and human liver cancer cell line (HepG2).
Variety：According to stem height, stem shape ratio, leaf shape ratio, fruit finger characteristics, etc., it can be divided into different varieties, including thick banana, dwarf banana, large dwarf banana, Williams (mainly grown in Oceania) )wait.
Supply Season：Hong Kong is supplied throughout the year.
Storage Method：It is suitable for storage at 10 ~ 25 ℃. If the temperature is too low, it will freeze and damage it. Therefore, it should not be kept in the refrigerator for a long time. The best time to put it in the refrigerator is three to five days.
#Should Be / Avoided：
Appropriate: It is suitable for people with fever, polydipsia, dryness of lungs, cough, constipation, hemorrhoids, and people with high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, tuberculosis, and cancer.
Contraindications: Patients with spleen and stomach deficiency and chronic bronchitis should eat less; those with asthma and phlegm should not eat more. Bananas contain high potassium. Patients with acute and chronic nephritis should not eat more, so as not to increase the potassium concentration in the blood rapidly and aggravate the condition. People with arthritis or muscle pain should not eat more, because bananas can slow down local blood circulation and accumulate metabolites. In addition, bananas contain high sugar content, which can easily increase the consumption of vitamin B in the body after eating, causing joint or muscle pain. aggravated.
An in vitro experiment conducted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 found that a lectin contained in bananas can promote the production of tumor necrosis factor-α, which can kill cancer cells, interleukin-2, which regulates immunity, and interferon gamma. Produced, and can inhibit the proliferation of leukemia cell line L1210 cell line and human liver cancer cell line (HepG2).
Bananas are rich in dietary fiber and have a good laxative effect. In addition, they contain pectin ingredients, which can fully lubricate the intestinal tract, speed up the passage of feces, prevent waste from staying in the intestinal tract, avoid the production of carcinogens, and effectively prevent bowel cancer. Bananas contain oligosaccharides, which can reduce the bad bacteria in the intestines and increase the good bacteria in the intestines. Although it is named for its high sweetness, the calories of a banana with a net weight of about 100 grams are about one Half or less of rice.
Pregnant women can eat a small amount of bananas:
Pregnant women are particular about eating bananas. Eat less in the early stages of pregnancy, so as not to cause diarrhea or high sugar intake. You can eat one a day in the middle and late stages. Bananas are rich in potassium, which can help pregnant women excrete excess sodium ions and control blood pressure. It is a good food for preventing pregnancy-induced hypertension. In addition, it is rich in dietary fiber. Pregnant women eating bananas can stimulate gastrointestinal motility and help defecation.
Suitable: 1. Bananas and cheese: The magnesium contained in bananas and the calcium in cheese can promote the absorption of calcium and help prevent osteoporosis. 2. Bananas and Peanuts: The nicotinic acid in bananas and the tryptophan in peanuts can increase the content of nicotinic acid and help maintain the health of the skin, digestion and nervous system.
Cooking Skills：The fruit is elongated and ribbed. The peel is yellow and the pulp is creamy white. It is suitable to be eaten raw, can also be made into salads, or made into non-staple foods such as banana cakes and dried bananas.
Notes：When the banana is fully ripe on the banana tree, the peel is easy to crack, which is not conducive to handling and storage. Therefore, most of the harvests are more than 7 to 8 minutes ripe, and the pericarp is still in a green state and begins to harvest, so it is usually not a fruit that can be eaten immediately. We are neither suitable for fasting or excessive consumption; nor are we suitable for eating immature plantains. Bananas contain fructose that is easily absorbed by babies. For lactase-deficient babies who are watery and diarrhea, they can be fed as a staple food.
Bananas sold in the market either use chemical ripening agents such as ethylene to control the ripening time, or use 2-chloroethylphosphonic acid commonly known as "ethephon" to accelerate ripening.
The skin of the banana is green when the banana is immature, yellow when ripe, and black when oxidized. People don't usually eat banana peels when eating bananas, but some studies have shown that banana peels have higher nutritional benefits than banana pulp, including lowering cholesterol, replenishing electrolytes, and intake of dietary fiber. According to expert research, banana peels are rich in tryptophan, which can be converted into serotonin, which helps ease emotions. There are many ways to eat it. For example, wash the whole banana with its skin and cut it into pieces, put it in a juicer, add a little honey and a glass of milk to make banana milk.
In traditional Chinese medicine, the stems, flowers, leaves and rhizomes of plantains are believed to have the effects of clearing heat and detoxifying, quenching thirst and diuresis. The pulp effect can deal with constipation.
Desserts such as candied bananas. Some people like to use bananas to make cakes. Occasionally used as fiber, banana wine, banana beer.
After thousands of years of domestication, the banana wild ancestors have produced this delicious and edible fruit. Today, millions of people around the world are eaten. Cavendish banana originated in the Republic of Dominica and grows in areas with small rainfalls, so the bananas with higher starch content are slightly smaller and sweeter. Latin America.
It tastes delicious. If you like to cook, you can enjoy it in various ways! In fact, you can make the famous "banana bread", smoothies, banana cakes, and delicious banana sanctuary in summer! Give full play to your wishes and thoughts!
Suggested Eating Method：
The fruit is long and edge. The peel is yellow and the flesh is white. It is better to eat it, it can also be used as salad, or made of banana cakes, banana and other non -staple foods.
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