Elaichi bananas are tiny sized bananas around 3- 4 inches in length, contain a thinner skin and improved shelf life than Robusta bananas. Green fruits turn golden yellow on developing, and the flesh is white in color. They contain a good taste which is mainly sweet but with a slight sour touch. It also contains a fragrant aroma. Bananas are simple to digest.
It has a natural antacid effect in the body and neutralizes over-acidity, reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach and soothes ulcers & heartburn. It contains the amino acid tryptophan which helps the body to produce serotonin - which has a calming effect on the brain and is known to make you relax. It contains B Vitamins & minerals that lessen the effects of nicotine withdrawal.
Bananas may be eaten in their whole form, sliced and added to fruit salad or your breakfast cereal. Eat a banana after a workout to refuel.