Banana Lacatan (1.75kg per hand)
Why do we use this product?
- Lacatan has a bright, highly saturated yellow hue. Its flesh, too, takes on a distinct yellow-to-orange color, and carries a balanced taste that has just the right amounts of sweet, slightly tangy, and custardy. Texture-wise it is moist but provides a substantial bite—one that is more moist and denser than Cavendish yet less chewy than Saba, and yields a creaminess when bitten. If you’re into freezing bananas for smoothies or nice cream, these make for an especially sludgy, dense texture when blended.
- Bananas are extremely healthy and delicious. They contain several essential nutrients and provide benefits for digestion, heart health and weight loss. Aside from being very nutritious, they are also a highly convenient snack food.
- Bananas are rich in fiber, antioxidants and several nutrients. A medium-sized banana has about 105 calories.
- Bananas can help moderate blood sugar levels after meals and may reduce appetite by slowing stomach emptying.
- Bananas are fairly rich in fiber and resistant starch, which may feed your friendly gut bacteria.
- Bananas may aid weight loss because they’re low in calories and high in nutrients and fiber.
- Bananas are a good dietary source of potassium and magnesium — two nutrients that are essential for heart health.
- Bananas are high in several antioxidants, which may help reduce damage from free radicals and lower your risk of some diseases.
- Depending on ripeness, bananas harbor high amounts of resistant starch or pectin. Both may reduce appetite and help keep you full.
- Eating a banana several times a week may reduce your risk of kidney disease by up to 50%.
- Bananas may help relieve muscle cramps caused by exercise. They also provide excellent fuel for endurance exercise.
- Bananas make an excellent snack food, dessert or breakfast. Their versatility makes them easy to add to your diet.
How do we use this product?
This is best eaten raw but it can also be used in desserts and baked goods such as cakes and bread.
Conventionally grown, not organic. We recommend ozonating.
Size - 1.75 kg per hand
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*** To ensure freshness, delivery will be made via refrigerated van/truck
*** Delivery is available in selected barangays of Pasig, Mandaluyong, San Juan, Makati, Pasay, Quezon City, Paranaque and Manila only.