Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Healthy Facts about Banana

They say the famous quote “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” is now changed into something better… “A banana a day keeps the doctor away!” Well, this is in fact another issue why banana is now recognized as one of the healthiest fruits that must always be included in our daily meals.

Banana is a good source of vitamins and perfect in giving nutrition and enough energy for the body. And since it is included in the food pyramid which is a daily dose of nutrition that we should eat daily, we don’t have to be scared of several diseases because banana can certainly resist them all.

Here’s a list of several unhealthy conditions where banana can effectively defend you and keep you always fit:

Depression and PMS: A lot of people suffering from depression and PMS say they feel much better after eating a banana. Banana contains tryptophan which is a type of protein converted into serotonin by the body known to make you relax, makes you happier and improves your mood. It also has vitamin B6 that regulates blood glucose levels that affect your mood.

Nerves: Bananas are good for calming the nervous system due to its high vitamin B content.

Anemia: Due to the iron content of bananas, it helps in stimulating the production of hemoglobin in the blood.

Hangovers: Banana is also perfect for drinkers because it can calm the stomach. It is perfect when blending it with honey to produce a banana milkshake. The milk soothes and re-hydrates your system while honey builds up the depleted blood sugar levels.

Ulcers: Banana is also perfect for intestinal disorders due to its soft texture and smoothness. Banana neutralizes over-acidity while reducing irritation by coating the lining of the stomach.

Warts: Bananas can also remove warts by placing a piece of the banana skin on the wart, with the yellow side out then carefully hold the skin in place with a surgical tape.

Blood Pressure: For people undergoing high blood pressure most of the time, banana is good for you. Nutritionists say that banana has the ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.

Strokes: Making sure that banana will be part of your regular diet can cut any risks that stroke may bring by as much as 40%!

Brain Power: It is tested and proven that eating bananas boosts the brain power of an individual. Research shows that the high potassium content of a banana can assist students in improving their knowledge at school.

Stress: Banana’s high potassium content can reduce the effect of stress. It normalizes the heartbeat by sending enough oxygen to the brain while also regulating your body’s water balance.

Constipation: The best fruit to eat when we want to restore normal bowel action because it is high in fiber.

Temperature control: Bananas are also good for pregnant moms because it can lower both the physical and emotional temperature.

Morning Sickness: Also good for pregnancy, snacking on bananas between meals helps keep blood sugar levels up.

Heartburn: For a more soothing relief for heartburn, bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body.

Mosquito bites: Try rubbing the affected area with the inside of a banana peel because it can effectively reduce swelling and irritation.

So eat banana regularly so you can have that enough energy level to resist any kind of disease!

2 comments:

Drugstores Online Medicine Information said...

This a very good article, thanks for sharing it dude!

Kaede said...

you're welcome. thanks for spending time reading my post.