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🇹🇼 Taiwan Bananas - Organic / Lyfegreen / Taiwan / Per 1 pcs 1Kg

🇹🇼 Taiwan Bananas - Organic / Lyfegreen / Taiwan / Per 1 pcs 1Kg

Abiu // Golden Fruit ~ 2-3pc/pack -- Unique South American fruit with jelly like texture and creamy, peachy crème brulee taste.

The inside of the fruit is translucent and white. It has a creamy and jelly-like texture and its taste is similar to the sapodilla — a sweet caramel custard. The abiu t...


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Lyfegreen



🚚 The Fastest Delivery Time : Air Transport Once A Week. Drive Every Saturday.
🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin:Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🔖 Certification: Taiwan Organic Certification


🌱 Producer Introduction:

Background

Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.

Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.

Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.

There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.


🌱 Supplier Products:


🛍 Product Information (Main) (English):

Binomial Name:Musa sapientum L., Musa 'Paradisiaca'

Chinese Name:香蕉

Other Names:Banana

Product Description:It is the fruit of the banana plant of the Musaceae family. Sweet in the mouth, cold in nature. It has the functions of clearing away heat, moisturizing the intestines, detoxifying, dredging the veins, and lowering blood pressure. Bananas are rich in potassium and cellulose. The former is beneficial to the balance of blood pressure and the contraction of the myocardium, while the latter has the effect of preventing constipation. Bananas contain almost all vitamins and minerals, so you can easily get various nutrients from them. 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 gets its name because of its high sweetness, the calories of a banana with a net weight of about 100 grams are about one Half or less of rice.

Evolved from wild plantain (M. acuminata), distributed in Malaysia and southern China. China began to plant it in the sixth century AD. It spread from Malaysia to Africa in the seventh century. Introduced to Central America in the fifteenth century. Introduced to Australia in the sixteenth century. Now it has become the tropical and subtropical fruit with the widest distribution and the highest yield in the world.

Bananas are also a natural antacid. Because bananas are very good for digestion and absorption, everyone from children to the elderly can eat them with peace of mind and provide balanced nutrition. It can help the brain to create a chemical component-serotonin, which can stimulate the nervous system and give people a healthy diet. People bring joy, calm and drowsy signals, and even have an analgesic effect.

Bananas contain quite a lot of potassium and magnesium ions. Potassium can prevent blood pressure from rising and muscle cramps, while magnesium has the effect of eliminating fatigue. At the same time, bananas are rich in potassium ions, so that after being absorbed by the human body, it will bring a radiation exposure of 0.1 microsieverts to the human body, but this dose is 100 milliseconds away from the linear no-threshold model (LNT) that can have health effects on the human body. Siever (mSv) is nearly 1 million times worse than this threshold. Bananas are also a natural antacid. Because bananas are very good for digestion and absorption, everyone from children to the elderly can eat them with peace of mind and provide balanced nutrition. It can help the brain to create a chemical component-serotonin, which can stimulate the nervous system and give people a healthy diet. People bring joy, calm and drowsy signals, and even have an analgesic effect.

In addition, an in vitro experiment conducted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 found that a lectin contained in the American Dementia banana can promote tumor necrosis factor-α, which can kill cancer cells, interleukin-2, which regulates immunity, and Interferon gamma production, and can inhibit the proliferation of leukemia cell line L1210 cell line and human liver cancer cell line (HepG2).

Variety:Female and males in a same tree, among which the male flowers are born on the top and the flowers are below; the bracts are brown red or purple, and the petals are yellow. The fruit is oblong, like a tetrahedron, with many black cores inside.

Supply Season:Hong Kong is available all year round.

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.

*Edible Compatibility:
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. Xiang Ke: No literature report.

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.

traditional medicine
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.

Dish:Desserts such as candied bananas. Some people like to use bananas to make cakes. Occasionally used as fiber, banana wine, banana beer.

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🔅Precautions (English Version):

🍎 Preserve fruits

1. Fruits especially with softer skin, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic fruits are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the fruits in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the fruits in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic fruits do not use preservatives or special treatments. fruits are generally stored for three to five days in room temperature only, should be kept in fridge. Some fruits e.g. papaya will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.

🍏 How to wash fruits

1. Wash fruits before eating to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the fruits for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing fruits with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut fruits with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately eat after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.
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  • ✳️ Delivery on Sundays and public holidays ($40 surcharge and orders over $500)
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  • ❄️ Low Temperature (0-4 °c) Food Delivery Service; 2-3 Days, $500 Free Delivery
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  • 🈯️ To Door with Specified Time (order over $600 & surcharge $50-$80)
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  • 👩🏻‍💼 Concierge Counter / Caretaker (Detailed Address Required)
  • 🎁 Self-Pickup at Tin Shiu Wai Market (Trial) (Free shipping on $300)
  • 😺 Yamato Transport ヤマト運輸 (Taiwan Direct Air Home Delivery, Wed Cut-off)

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  • 🐙 Octopus Apps
  • 💙 Alipay (HK)
  • 💳 Credit Card | Handling Fee 2%
  • Ⓜ️ ATM / Online Bank Transfer / FPS (HSBC / Wing Hing Wai Organic Farm / 747152221838)
  • 💵 Cash on Delivery (Cash / Cheque) (Account Name / Wing Hing Wai Organic Farm)
  • 🍎 Apple Pay | Handling Fee 2%
  • Google Pay
  • 🅿️ PayPal Credit Card | Handling 2%
  • 🇨🇳 Alipay (China)
  • 🇭🇰 Lam Cheong Kee PayMe (FPS or PayMe)
  • 🇭🇰 Healthy Express Payme (Make Payment After Placing The Order)
  • 🐙 By Octopus on Delivery [for aged customers; can use consumer vouchers 🛍 ]
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