This fruit is big-sized when compared to the Canary banana. Its shape is long and curvilinear. Its colour is greenish yellow, with white to yellow pulp. Even though it originated in South Asia, the variety known as common banana comes from America.
It is one of the most complete foods from the nutritional point of view, with less than 100 kilocalories every 100 grams. It is easy to digest and rich in soluble fibre. Also, it has a good dose of potassium, which makes it an ideal food for athletes as it prevents cramps and quickly assimilates its energy.
It can be consumed during the whole year.