Bananas are harvested green because they keep ripening even after they are picked.
Potassium helps in the building of muscles and protein synthesis, by stimulating nerve impulses for muscle contraction. Also potassium-rich food is said to reduce the risk of hypertension, stroke and high blood pressure.
Vitamin B6 helps in the synthesis of antibodies in the immune system apart from red blood formation, protein metabolism and functioning of the central nervous system.
Vitamin C helps the body to defend and heal against infections. This vitamin also proves valuable in the synthesis of the connective tissue, absorption of iron and the formation of blood.
Bananas contain 3 natural sugars, sucrose, fructose and glucose along with dietary fiber; thus giving an instant and substantial boost of energy.
No other fruit contain more digestible carbohydrates than bananas. This is a bonus as our body burns off calories from carbohydrate quicker than calories from fat or protein.
Also, BANANAS DO NOT CONTAIN ANY SODIUM, FAT OR CHOLESTEROL.