A banana contains 3 natural sugars - sacharose, sucrose, and glucose in combination with fibers.
A banana gives instant, sustained and substantial energy. A research proved that eating only two bananas will provide you as much energy as you need for 90 minutes of physical exercise. So, it’s not surprising at all that the banana is the most prefered fruit for the greatest athletes in the world. The banana doesn’t only give us energy, eating a banana can also help us to stay fit.
It can also help us to overcome or to prevent a large number of illnesses which makes it an essential fruit to add in our daily diet.
According to a research conducted by MIND, a lot of people among those who suffer from depression feel better after eating a banana. This happens because a banana contains tryptophan, a type of protein which the body transforms into serotonin. Serotonin is renowned for the fact that it can help you to relax, to improve your mood and to make you happier in general.
Forget the pills - eat a banana. A banana contains vitamin B6 that controls the glucose levels in your blood which can affect your mood.
High in iron, the banana can stimulate the hemoglobin production in the blood in case of anemia.
This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in potassium and contains little salt, which makes it a perfect fruit to fight a high blood pressure. To such an extent that the Food and Drug Administration in the United States has allowed the banana industry to increase the production capacity in order to reduce the risk of a high blood pressure and a stroke.
200 students at a school in Twickenham (England) have been helped this year with their exams by eating a banana at breakfast, at the break and at lunch in order to boost the brain capacity.
Including the banana, containing high levels of fibres, in your diet can help to re-establish the normal action of the colon and to overcome problems without using any laxatives.
A banana has a natural antacid effect in an organism, so if you suffer from heartburns, try eating a banana in order to relieve the irritation.
Bananas are ideal snacks between the different meals, because they help to maintain the level of sugar in the blood and to avoid morning sickness.
Before using any crème for mosquito bites, try rubbing the bite with the inside of a banana peel. A lot of people find it incredibly effective to reduce the swelling and the irritation.
One of the fastests ways to get over a hangover is to make a banana milkshake with honey. The banana will calm down your stomach and with help of the honey, it will reassemble the original sugar level in your blood whereas the milk will dehydrate and ease your system.
Bananas contain a high level of vitamin B that helps to calm down the nervous system...
Research at the psychological institute in Austria has found that a lot of work pressure will result in gorging heartwarming food like chocolate and crisps. The researchers observed that among 5000 hospital patients the people suffering from obese were more likely to have a job where they were under a lot of pressure. The report concluded that in order to avoid cravings caused by uncontrolled desires, we need to control the sugar level in our blood by eating snacks high in carbohydrates every two hours in order to maintain this level steady.
The banana is also used as a dietetic food to fight intestinal disorders because of its soft and smooth texture. The fruit also neutralizes hyperacidity and reduces irritation caused by the stomach wall.
A lot of cultures see the banana as a fruit that is able to lower the physical and emotional temperature of a pregnant woman. In Thailand, for example, pregnant women eat bananas to ensure that their baby will be born with a healthy temperature.
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