So what am I going on about you might ask, well take 5 minutes to read this blog post and you will understand exactly why.
Bananas, natures natural illness remedy. It is one of the most protein packed fruits and contains three natural sugar ( fructose, sucrose and glucose) which make it the perfect fruit for those who enjoy working out. Studies have shown that eating two banana can sustain you for a 90 minute workout. But this is only the start of the wonderful fruits true powers.
A survey has also shown that when people who feel depressed eat a banana they have reported to feel better afterwards. The reason for this is due to bananas containing a protein called tryptophan, which our bodies then covert into serotonin. Serotonin is also known as the happy hormone and is also produced when you exercise or eat chocolate.
For girls and woman who have PMS, don't reach for those pills you take to make you feel better. Rather grab a banana, it contains a high level of Vitamin B6 which regulates your blood glucose level which can improve your mood.
Banana also contain a high level of iron, which help those with anemia as the iron in the banana stimulates the production of hemoglobin (red blood cell responsible for transports oxygen thought out the body).
A banana also contains extremely high levels of potassium but low in salt, this is perfect for maintaining and controlling your blood pressure and can prevent stokes. The high levels of potassium can also help you study and stay alert, by eating a banana three times a day.
With its high fiber content, its also perfect for those who struggle with constipation. So instead of using laxatives which have a load of crap in them rather opt for a banana.
This one is for all the big party goers who struggle with that annoying hang over after every party, making a banana and honey milkshake will make you feel loads better. The banana settles the stomach, the milk will re-hydrate you and the honey will build up your blood sugar levels back to normal.
Bananas also have a natural ability to correct acidity in the stomach, so instead of using a antacid over the counter product rather go for the banana.
This ones for all the pregnant ladies who hate the dreadful morning sickness, by snacking on a banana will maintain your sugar levels and this will prevent the morning sickness.
Mosquito bites are also one thing I know people also trying to find a remedy for, by using a banana peal and rubbing it on the mosquito bite will prevent inflammation and redness.
The Most interesting thing that bananas can do is cool you down, in Thailand for example pregnant woman will eat bananas before the give birth so that when the baby is born the are cool.
If this is not reason enough to have a banana a day, then I don't know what is.
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