How healthy (or ripe) is the banana?

Ripe or unripe or somewhere in the middle? However you decide to eat your banana, experts say there are nutritional differences for all three. according to Global News’s Arti Patel.

After a photo of the different stages of a banana went viral on Instagram, social media was left divided as to which stage of a banana tastes the best. But it turns out each stage of banana also has different nutritional benefits.

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Abbey Sharp, Toronto registered dietitian at Abbey’s Kitchen, tells Global News, the biggest difference between ripe and unripe bananas is their starch content.

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