Why are Bananas Good For You?

2. Rich in Pectin

What is Pectin?  Pectin is a type of fiber.  It is what gives the flesh of a banana structure.  They also have resistant starch, which acts like a soluble fiber that doesn’t get digested.  The importance of pectin and resistant starch is that they may moderate blood sugar levels after eating.  They also help to keep you feeling full by slowing the emptying of your stomach, so they can act as a natural appetite suppressant!