I think bananas are the best snack throughout the year. This sweet, healthy, and satisfying yellow fruit can be seen everywhere in every season at every market. Bananas are very handy and nutritious for every generation from babies just starting solid food to older generation.
Bananas are mostly produced in the tropics. Since we don't have the best climate for producing bananas in Japan, we completely rely on importing them from the tropics. This means that they travel all the way from the tropics to us. Yakuzen suggests that we try to avoid ingredients travelling so far to be consumed; however, I should say this yakzuen theory does not apply to bananas only because they are so exceptional and I need them!
As mentioned earlier, bananas are originally produced in the tropics where is very hot and humid. Ingredients from such the climate can work as a cool aid. Bananas can cool down our body heat retained in our body but it's better not to eat too much of it because eating excessive amount of bananas would cool down your body temperature very quickly and would worsen the metabolism.
At the same time, yakuzen suggests that bananas moist your lung and colon which can resolve constipation and chronic dry cough. Not many people may know about the fact that bananas are good for hangover!