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

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat banana and pomegranate together or one after another. Because there is no scientific proof that this combination can harm your health.

Banana and pomegranate both are healthy fruits.

Banana contains potassium, magnesium, and vitamin A, and pomegranate has copper, phosphorus, calcium, vitamin C, vitamin K, and dietary fiber.

According to Ayurveda, banana and pomegranate are not compatible and should not be eaten together or one after another.

This is because banana is sweet and cooling, while pomegranate is sour and heating.

This combination can cause indigestion, fermentation, gas, bloating, and toxins.

But according to science, there is no conclusive evidence that eating banana and pomegranate together can harm your health.

Some studies suggest that pomegranate may enhance the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of banana.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

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

And if you can tolerate, then continue.

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

Because too much of any fruit can cause excess sugar intake, weight gain, and dental problems.

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

Because they have more nutrients, flavor, and fewer pesticides than unripe, spoiled, or conventional fruits.

You can store bananas at room temperature for up to a week, or in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Do not store them in the freezer, as they will lose their texture and flavor.

You can store pomegranates in a cool, dry place for up to a month, or in the refrigerator for up to two months.

Do not store them in direct sunlight, as they will spoil faster.

Finally, remember, fruits are an important part of a balanced diet.

They provide vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber that can support your health and well-being.

But they are not a substitute for other food groups, such as vegetables, grains, protein, and healthy fats.

You should eat a variety of fruits in moderation and according to your individual 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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