What is Heirloom Red Banana?
Heirloom red bananas (fun fact: they are classified as an herb, not a fruit) are softer and sweeter than the more commonly consumed yellow bananas, and are raspberry-flavored. They are grown mostly in the tropical climates of Costa Rica, Jamaica, Cameroon, and Cuba.
Benefits of Heirloom Red Banana
Heirloom red bananas are very high in vitamin C, vitamin D, potassium, beta-carotene, and fiber. Heirloom red bananas are believed to:
- Reduce cardiovascular problems
- Support the immune system
- Lower blood pressure
- Reduce inflammation