BEWARE OF ARTIFICIALLY RIPENED BANANAS
It is important to know how to select your bananas as Calcium carbide liquid and ethephon are increasingly used to ripen them. So, consuming such bananas will cause lots of health issues.
So while buying bananas it is important to note that the stem should be little blackish-brown in colour, which shows that banana is not ripened with chemicals.
A better way to buy them is to buy them slightly unripe and ripen them at home by keeping them in a newspaper before consuming them.
Kanchan Patwardhan, clinical nutritionist