Can We Eat Avocado and Banana Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat avocado and banana together or one after another. Because there is no scientific evidence that this combination is harmful or beneficial, and it depends on your individual tolerance and preference.

Avocado and banana both are healthy fruits.

Avocado contains healthy fats, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and banana has carbohydrates, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.

According to Ayurveda, avocado and banana are incompatible foods, as they have different tastes and energies.

Eating them together can cause indigestion, fermentation, gas, and bloating.

Ayurveda suggests avoiding mixing fruits with other foods, especially dairy products.

However, some Ayurvedic recipes use avocado and banana together with other ingredients to balance their effects, such as smoothies, ice-cream, or pudding.

But according to science, there is no evidence that eating avocado and banana together is harmful or beneficial.

Both fruits are nutritious and can support various aspects of health, such as cardiovascular health, eye health, and microbiome.

However, some people may have allergies or intolerances to either fruit, which can cause adverse reactions.

Also, eating too much of any fruit can lead to excess sugar intake, which can affect blood glucose levels and weight management.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating avocado and banana together you experience any side effects, such as nausea, diarrhea, or itching, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate them, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of avocado and banana you consume.

Because both fruits are high in calories and can spoil quickly if not stored properly.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose ripe, organic, and fresh avocado and banana.

Because ripe fruits have more flavor and nutrients, organic fruits have less pesticides and chemicals, and fresh fruits have less chance of contamination and oxidation.

You can store them in a cool, dry, and dark place, such as a pantry or a drawer.

Do not store them in the refrigerator, as this can slow down the ripening process and affect the texture and flavor.

You can also store them in a paper bag with another fruit, such as an apple or a banana, to speed up the ripening process, as these fruits release ethylene gas, which stimulates ripening.

Finally, remember, avocado and banana are healthy fruits that can be enjoyed in moderation and variety.

They can provide many benefits for your health, but they can also cause problems if you are allergic or intolerant to them, or if you eat too much of them.

Therefore, it is important to listen to your body and follow a balanced diet that suits your needs and preferences.

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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