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Dear Dr. Dehal,
is the banana eaten raw after a meal? If I understand correctly, bananas are very cold in energy, and I imagine that this cold quality could be even more problematic if eaten directly after a meal? Would it be advised to lightly cook (steam) them?
Thank you again for your help!

Yes you are right Banana is cold in nature but even it does not cause any problem if taken just after food.But if some one is suffering from indigestion or low digestive fire then it is to be avoided.But even then steaming this won't help.In that case it is better to avoid this.
It is also avoided to take banana in empty stomach early in the morning.
It is steamed in person who have poor digestive fire and want to gain weight then it is steamed and given before food with some ghee form medicines.


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