Bananas are a good source of all healthy nutrients, including manganese, vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, biotin. Here is why you should consume one banana daily.
By eating one banana a day, you will see the following benefits:
Read about the benefits of bananas:
Depression – According to a research conducted on people suffering from depression, a banana a day had many of them feel much better. The reason for this is the ingredient tryptophan, a type of protein which our body converts in serotonin or the so called hormone of happiness which relaxes, improves the mood and makes us happier.
PMS – Forget about pills and eat bananas instead. The vitamin B6 which bananas contain regulates the level of glucose which has direct influence on your mood.
Anemia – The great amount of iron in bananas enables and stimulates the production of hemoglobin and in that way decreases the chances of getting anemia and helps is curing this disease.
Blood Pressure – This simple fruit is rich in potassium and contains a bit of salt which is a great asset in the fight against high blood pressure. Even the American agency for food and medicine confirmed that this fruit may be used in production of medicine and other means in the fight agains stroke and high blood pressure.
Brain function – Two hundred students of the Tvikenham school in UK, in order to gain higher results on the final exams, consumed bananas for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The data showed that this lead to easier and better studding because the students were more careful thanks to the potassium in the bananas.
Constipation – Bananas are rich in fibers and help in the normal work of the digestive tract. Forget about laxatives.
Hangover – One of the fastest ways of decreasing the effects of hangover is a banana and honey milkshake. Bananas calm the stomach and the honey compensates the level of sugar in the blood and the milk calms and hydrates the organism.
Heartburn – Bananas have a natural positive effect on the acidity of the organism. This makes them an ideal ally in the fight against heartburn.
Morning Sickness – Bananas as snacks help in keeping the ideal level of sugar in the blood which directly decreases the chances of morning sickness.
Mosquito Bite – Before reaching for crèmes and other products for calming the bite, rub the place with the inside of a banana peel. Many have confirmed that doing so calms the swelling and irritation and eases the pain.
Nerves – Bananas are rich in vitamin B which helps calm the immune system. Instead of sweets or food rich in calories, in stressful situations and after them, the organism needs to secure the level of sugar in the blood and here the bananas may help because they are a great source of carbohydrates.
Ulcers – Bananas are used as food which helps with intestinal diseases due to its soft composition and smoothness. It is a fruit which is allowed to eat without the possibility of danger even in the hardest forms of diseases. Bananas neutralize the acidity in the organism and decrease irritation creating a protective layer in the stomach.
Body Temperature Control – Many cultures use bananas as a product for cooling down, even pregnant women. In Thailand pregnant women eat bananas in order to be sure that the baby will be born with normal body temperature.