Golden Ruler's of Penmai
- Sep 3, 2012
Banana is one of the best value food that is rich in potassium. Banana has four times the protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the Vitamin A and iron, and twice the other vitamins and minerals when compared to an Apple.
Banana is rich in carbohydrates and an average banana contains about 90 energy calories, 23 g of carbohydrates, 12 g of sugar, 2.6 g of fiber, 1 g of fat and 9 mg of Vitamin C.
Anemia: Banana is rich in iron. This helps to stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anemia.
Blood Pressure: Banana is rich in potassium and low in salt. This makes it a perfect diet to beat blood pressure. Regular intake of banana will help us to be free from risk of stroke and blood pressure.
Brain Power: Students preparing for their exams can have bananas at breakfast, lunch and dinner. This will help to boost their brain power. Potassium found in banana can assist learning by making students more alert and there by boosting their brain power.
Constipation: The rich content of fiber in bananas when taken regularly can help restore normal bowel action. This is one of the simplest home remedy for constipation.
Depression: According to a survey people suffering from depression felt much better after eating a banana. This is due to the presence of tryptophan, a type of protein present in banana. This tryptophan is converted into serotonin which helps us to relax, improve our mood and generally make you feel happier.
Energy Boost: The three natural sugars present in banana are sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. Banana gives an instant boost of energy to our body. It is proved through research that two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout.
No doubt it is the number one fruit for all the athletes and sports persons. Banana not only provides us with sufficient amount of energy but also helps us to overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses. Banana should form an important constituent in our daily diet.
Glucose Level: Glucose value in the blood gets lowered when banana is taken regularly. After a hard days work it is advised to take one or two banana to regain stamina and recover from fatigue.
Heartburn: Persons suffering from heartburn can try eating banana regularly. They have a natural antacid effect in the body which helps to soothe the pain and gives relief for those suffering from heartburn.
Hangovers: Banana milkshake with honey is one of the quickest ways to cure a hangover. Banana calms the stomach and, with the help of the honey, builds up depleted blood sugar levels. Milk soothes and re-hydrates your system thus giving you early relief from hangover.
Morning Sickness: Taking bananas as snacks in between meals helps to keep blood sugar levels up and also avoids morning sickness.
Mosquito bites: If you are suffering from mosquito bite try to rub the affected area with the inside of a banana skin. It will not only gives you relief but also helps in reducing swelling and irritation.
Nerves: Bananas are rich in Vitamin B which helps to calm the nervous system.
Quit Smoking: Bananas is also helpful for those who wants to give up smoking. The Vitamins B6 and B12 along with potassium and magnesium found in bananas help the body to recover from the effects of nicotine withdrawal.
Stress: Potassium present in bananas helps to normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance. People when stressed will have reduced potassium levels due to increase in metabolic rate. This level can be balanced when they tack potassium rich banana regularly.
Strokes: It is found through research that having bananas as part of a regular diet can cut the risk of death by strokes.
Temperature control: Banana is also considered as a fruit that can lower both the physical and emotional temperature of pregnant mothers. Many pregnant women eat bananas to ensure their baby is born with a cool temperature.
Ulcers: Banana can also be used as the dietary food against intestinal disorders due to its soft texture and smoothness. Banana neutralizes over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach there by reducing the chances of ulcer.