Food Funct 2021 Jun;12(11):4749-4767
Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology, Vigyan Path, Paschim Boragaon, Guwahati-781035, Assam, India. and Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Banana is one of the most nutritious fruits, as it is rich in carbohydrates, proteins, fatty acids, and minerals. Banana has been used in traditional medicines for managing coughs and colds, ulcers, burns, and diarrhea. Banana contains various bioactive compounds, such as alkaloids, phenols, flavonoids, tannins, and saponins, with reported therapeutic benefits, including antioxidant, anti-diabetic, anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial activities. Read More