Aromatic red bananas have a unique flavor, similar to the flavor of their cousin, yellow bananas, but mixed with the taste of some raspberries. They have a flesh that is cream to light pink. The peel being red due to carotenoid pigments.
This fruit is excellent addition to fruit salads, your favorite ice cream bowl or the popular banana split. They are also an extremely convinient snack for on the go . Due to their sweetness they also could offer a healthy way to naturally sweeten some recipes
Though they might seem sweeter they have a lower GI score than yellow bananas. The GI scale is from 0-100 which measures how quickly foods can increase blood sugar levels.
Red bananas are also rich in fiber, and one red banana is covers 16% of the body’s daily needs of dietary fiber. The fiber red bananas contain helps reducing the risk of heart disease and diabetes Type 2. This fruit also contains large amount of Vitamin B6, a single red banana provides even 20% of the daily recommended amount of vitamin D, and supports the metabolism of proteins and red blood cells.