Storage and Uses
Store the bananas in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
Fresh, raw bananas are green. They turn into golden yellow on ripening.
Look for brown speckles and yellow skin to identify the ripened ones.
Slice them onto pancakes, blend into smoothies or add them to fruit salads.
Heat brings out the creamy sweetness of the bananas.
Try baking or sauteing them with butter and sugar for a delicious dessert.
One banana supplies 30% of the daily Vitamin B6 requirement and is rich in Vitamin C and potassium.
It reduces appetite and promotes weight loss.