The fully ripe banana produces a substance called TNF (Tumor Necrosis Factor) which has the
ability to combat abnormal cells.
So don't be surprised very soon the shop will go out of stock for
As the banana ripens, it develops dark spots or patches on the skin. The
more dark patches it has, the higher will be its' immunity enhancement quality .
Hence the Japanese love bananas for a good reason.
According to a Japanese scientific research,
banana contains TNF which has anti-cancer properties.
The degree of anti-cancer effect corresponds to the degree of ripeness of the fruit,
i.e. the riper the banana, the better
the anti-cancer quality..
In an animal experiment carried out by a professor in Tokyo University comparing
the various health benefits of different fruits, using banana, grape,
apple, water melon, pineapple, pear and persimmon, it was found that
banana gave the best results. It increased the number of white blood
cells, enhanced the immunity of the body and produced anti-cancer
The recommendation is to eat 1 to 2 banana a day to increase your body
immunity to diseases like cold, flu and others.
According to the Japanese professor, yellow skin bananas with dark spots
on it are 8 times more effective in enhancing the property of white
blood cells than the green skin version