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

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat fish and bananas together or one after another. Because there is no scientific proof that this combination is harmful.

Fish and bananas both are healthy foods.

Fish contains protein and omega-3 fatty acids, and bananas have potassium and vitamin C.

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

Ayurveda believes that this combination can cause toxicity, indigestion, and imbalance in the body.

But according to science, there is no clear evidence that fish and bananas are harmful when consumed together.

Some studies have suggested that bananas can help lower blood pressure and improve heart health, especially in women with high salt intake.

Other studies have shown that fish and bananas can be integrated in a sustainable and nutritious food system that benefits smallholder farmers and consumers.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first. If after eating fish and bananas together you experience any side effects, such as nausea, bloating, or headache, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate, then continue.

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

Because too much of any food can cause problems, such as mercury poisoning from fish or sugar overload from bananas.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose fresh and organic fish and bananas.

Because they will have less pesticides, hormones, and additives that can affect your health.

You can store fish in the refrigerator for up to two days or in the freezer for up to six months.

You can store bananas at room temperature until they are ripe, then peel and freeze them for up to three months.

Finally, remember, fish is a great source of protein and healthy fats that can support your brain, skin, and immune system.

Bananas are a delicious fruit that can provide energy, fiber, and antioxidants. Enjoy them in moderation and with variety.

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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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