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

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat banana and watermelon together or one after another, as there is no scientific proof that they are harmful.

Banana and watermelon both are healthy fruits.

Banana contains potassium, magnesium, vitamin B6, and fiber, and watermelon has vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and lycopene.

According to Ayurveda, banana and watermelon should not be eaten together or one after another, as they have different energies and post-digestive effects.

This can cause indigestion, fermentation, gas, and toxins in the body.

But according to science, there is not enough evidence to support the claim that banana and watermelon are incompatible.

Some studies suggest that the combination of these fruits may have beneficial effects on blood pressure, metabolic health, and muscle soreness.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating banana and watermelon together you experience any discomfort, bloating, or nausea, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of banana and watermelon 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 ripe, fresh, and organic banana and watermelon.

Because they have more nutrients, flavor, and antioxidants than unripe, old, or conventional ones.

You can store banana and watermelon at room temperature for a few days, or in the refrigerator for longer shelf life.

Do not store them in direct sunlight, near heat sources, or in plastic bags, as this can speed up the ripening and spoilage process.

Finally, remember, banana and watermelon are delicious and nutritious fruits that can be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.

They can also help you stay hydrated, energized, and satisfied throughout the day.

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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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