Can We Eat Banana and Coconut Water Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to drink banana and coconut water together or one after another, unless you have any allergies or sensitivities to either of these drinks.

Banana and coconut water both are healthy drinks.

Banana contains potassium, fiber, vitamin C, and vitamin B6, and coconut water has electrolytes, antioxidants, and natural sugars.

According to Ayurveda, banana and coconut water are incompatible foods that should not be consumed together or one after another.

Ayurveda believes that this combination can cause indigestion, acidity, and bloating.

But according to science, there is no conclusive evidence to support or refute this claim.

Some studies suggest that coconut water can help with hydration, electrolyte balance, and blood pressure regulation, while bananas can provide quick energy, aid digestion, and support heart health.

However, the effects of consuming them together or one after another have not been well researched.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after drinking banana and coconut water together you experience any side effects, such as nausea, stomach pain, or diarrhea, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate, then continue.

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

Because too much of anything can be harmful, and some people may have allergies or sensitivities to either of these drinks.

Whether you drink them together or not, you should always choose organic and fresh products.

Because organic fruits and drinks are free of pesticides, herbicides, and other harmful chemicals, and fresh products have more nutrients and flavor than processed or preserved ones.

You can store bananas at room temperature or slightly below, in a dark and airy space.

You can also peel and freeze them for later use.

Do not store bananas in the refrigerator, as this can cause them to lose their flavor and texture.

You can store coconut water in the refrigerator for 1-2 days, or in the freezer for longer periods.

Do not store coconut water at room temperature, as this can cause it to spoil or ferment.

Finally, remember, banana and coconut water are nutritious and delicious drinks that can benefit your health in different ways.

But they are not substitutes for a balanced diet and adequate hydration.

You should also consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet, especially if you have any medical conditions or take any medications.

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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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