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

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat banana and egg together or one after another. Because there is no scientific proof that they are harmful when combined.

Banana and egg both are healthy foods.

Banana contains potassium, fiber, vitamin C, and antioxidants, and egg has protein, iron, calcium, and vitamin B12.

According to Ayurveda, banana and egg are incompatible foods that should not be eaten together or one after another.

Ayurveda believes that each food has its own taste, energy, and post-digestive effect, and combining foods with different qualities can impair digestion and create toxins.

Banana and egg have different energies and post-digestive effects: banana is cooling and sour, while egg is heating and sweet.

This can cause confusion in the digestive system and lead to indigestion, gas, bloating, and allergies.

But according to science, there is no evidence that banana and egg are harmful when consumed together.

In fact, this combination can be a nutritious and tasty choice for a balanced meal or snack.

Both foods complement each other well in terms of nutritional value: banana provides carbohydrates and fiber, while egg provides protein and healthy fats.

There is no scientific basis for the claim that banana and egg can poison you or cause instant death.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating banana and egg together you experience any side effects, such as nausea, stomach pain, or allergic reactions, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate them, then continue.

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

Because too much of anything can be bad for your health.

For example, eating too many bananas can cause potassium overload, which can affect your heart and kidney function.

And eating too many eggs can increase your cholesterol levels, which can raise your risk of heart disease.

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

Because they are more nutritious and less likely to contain pesticides, hormones, or antibiotics.

To choose the best quality of banana, look for ones that are firm, bright yellow, and free of bruises or spots.

To choose the best quality of egg, look for ones that are clean, uncracked, and have a USDA grade shield on the carton.

You can store them in a cool and dry place for up to a week.

Do not store them in direct sunlight, near heat sources, or in humid environments.

This can spoil them faster and make them unsafe to eat.

Finally, remember, banana and egg are both healthy foods that can offer many benefits to your body and mind.

But moderation is the key to a balanced diet.

So enjoy them in reasonable amounts and with proper food combining.

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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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