2. Health: Banana Flowers (bắp Chuối) and Diabetes

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Banana Flowers Can Prevent Diabetes

Bắp Chuối trị bệnh Tiểu Đường!

 

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Chloroform extract from Banana Flower is found to reduce blood sugar level according to a study. This article tries to gain further insight in to its usage in our diet.

What the Study revealed?

  • 0.15kg,0.20g/kg and 0.25g/kg of Chloroform were extracted from the Banana flower.
  • For 30 days period, the extractions were injected to experimental rats.
  • Decrease in the blood sugar level was significant.
  • Improvement of Hemoglobin level in the blood was recorded.
  • Weight loss was observed.
  • Pronounced effects were seen for 0.25g/kg of injection.
  • Conclusion was that banana flower had Hypoglycaemic properties.
  • It is an anti-diabetic vegetable.

banana layers and florets

How to cut the Banana Flower before its intake?

  • Cutting the banana flower for the first time needs instructions.
  • Banana Flower has many layers.
  • Beneath every layer there are florets.
  • Remove the pink layers and take the yellow florets.
  • A string is found in the middle of the floret. It has a tiny head.
  • A white cover is also found with florets.
  • The string and the white cover are not edible and should ne removed.
  • Patience is required to find the string and the white cover from each of the florets.
  • The inner portion of the florets will be tender than the upper portion.
  • We find a white bulb at the core of the floret.
  • The tender florets and the white bulb are to be cut in to small pieces.
  • Soak the cut pieces in water with little butter milk. This will prevent discoloration of the florets till they are cooked.
  • There are several delicious recipes available in internet for diabetic patients to cook the banana flowers.
  • But they are cut in this manner before they are cooked.

 

Source: http://diabetes.ygoy.com/2009/12/banana-flowers-can-prevent-diabetes/

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One Response to 2. Health: Banana Flowers (bắp Chuối) and Diabetes

  1. joe says:

    Tell me more about the benefit of banana flower in human being life. Email me with nnahjoseph5@gmail.com

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