Remember the cartoon about Eric Bananaman, the young boy that after eating a banana turned into a super-hero? This is no coincidence, as this fruit is really powerful!
Bananas contain three types of sugars: fructose, sucrose and glucose, and fibers, and that this combination seems to feel satiety lasts longer. Studies have shown that just two bananas a day are sufficient for 90 minute workout. However, energy is not the only good part of this wonderful fruit. Judging by the results of the recent study conducted among people who suffer from some form of depression, the banana can be used as medicine.
The protein tryptophan is credited for this, which protein is converted in the body into serotonin, which is still known as the hormone of happiness and pleasures. Therefore, next time when you might be tormented by the PMS syndrome, forget the painkillers and opt for this fantastic fruit.
Considering the fact that they are rich in iron, bananas affect in the formation of hemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anemia.
This tropical fruit is extremely good because it contains very little salt, but large amounts of potassium, which is important for regulating blood pressure. If you regularly eat bananas you’ll reduce the chances of having a stroke. Specifically, bananas have a positive impact on the brain, and one study showed that students who eat one banana in the morning have better concentration throughout the day.
Because they’re rich in fiber, bananas help to quickly overcome the problem of constipation, without the use of laxatives. You had a stormy night? No worries, an express banana milkshake will free you from the headache. If you add a teaspoon of acacia honey, you shall calm your stomach, and will complement the needs for sugar.
Banana will help to reduce or even completely eliminate them if you choose to eat just a banana for a snack.
To reduce swelling when bitten by a mosquito or similar insect, rub the sting spot with the inner part of the crust. Bananas are rich in vitamin B which helps to calm the entire nervous system. If you have stressful jobs choose this fruit to be your snack exactly.
This magical fruit because of its mild composition is used as a dietary food against intestinal disorders. Pregnant women in Thailand regularly consume bananas as for their babies to feel “cold enough” when they are born. Compared with apples, bananas contain four times the protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron.
Maybe now we need to change the proverb and say that one banana a day keeps the doctor away from you.