Saging is Banana — its Scientific Name and Nutritional Facts

Saging or Banana is a herbaceous plant which produces fruit. It belongs to the genus Musa and having different edible species like Musa acuminata and Musa balbisiana. It grows from 10 to 26 feet.

Saging is Banana
Saging is Banana

Saging or Banana is good source of potassium. In fact this fruit has been very loved and mostly picked by sports-minded people. Its potassium content also helps reduce risks of having cardiovascular problems. Bananas also has helped lower gastric ulcer diseases through its milk secretions which helps suppress acid secretions in the stomach.

Banana also has high contents of pectin. Pectin is a soluble fiber, also called a hydrocolloid, that helps proper digestion and movement of the gastrointestinal tract or digestive system.

Saging or Banana is also  a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of vitamin C, dietary fibers and manganese.

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