Bananas: Facts we are not aware of

1. Bananas are rich in fibre and they are naturally radioactive. It comes from the fact that it has great amount of potassium to be precise.
2. All commercial banana plants originate from 1 single plant which is from south east Asia.
3. If the banana is green in colour it means bitter in taste, rich in pre biotics and little hard to digest. If its yellow in colour its sweet, faster to digest and high in antioxidants. If its brown it has less mineral content and high sugar content.
4. The inside of banana peel will help in soothing bug bites or sunburns.
5. There are more than 500 types of bananas but only a few are sold in common market.
6. Over 100 billion bananas are considered globally which makes bananas 4th largest agricultural product in the globe. The first three include wheat, rice and corn.
7. Americans eat more bananas in comparison with any fruit. In every year average consumption of bananas is 26.2 pounds.
8. Uganda has the highest number of people who consume bananas. On an average 500 pounds of bananas per person per year.
9. Banana plant is considered as a herb and the banana itself is actually a berry.
10. The phrase, ” Going bananas ” was included in oxford dictionary as it has comic connection with monkeys.
11. The yellow banana has brown sugar spots which is great for mashing as it is soft.
12. Banana has 120 calories, 27 grams of carbs and 0 grams of fat.