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10 reasons banana isn’t just what you think it is
Published on 19-07-2016 - at 00:53' by Elcrema

You may say that banana is just a fruit, but I’d say it’s more than just a fruit, so if you have been underestimating the power of bananas you just need to think twice.

Minus the fact that banana is delicious, it’s nutritional value would also wow you.

Below are some reasons why banana is more than just a fruit

1. Bananas provide a huge source of natural energy due to its abundance of minerals and vitamins. Just two bananas can give you enough energy to exercise for an hour and it can also help protect against muscle cramp.

2. Bananas are high in potassium and low in salt and can help lower blood pressure and protect against stroke and heart attacks.

3. Banana can help lower your temperature during a hot day or when you have a fever.

4. Bananas are excellent for pregnant women; they help fight against morning sickness and replenish the body as well as restoring a healthy blood glucose level.

5. Banana can make you happy. Well, its sweet taste is enough to make one happy. Banana contains a chemical called tryptophan that helps regulate your mood. This substance contains a level of protein that can help the mind relax, hence leading to a happy you.

6. Bananas are high in antioxidants which can help provide protection against chronic diseases.

7. Eating bananas would help you build strong bones, protect the eyes against macular degeneration and can help prevent kidney cancer.

8. Bananas help promote healthy bowels. Banana is a natural way for fighting constipation and it’s more advisable than laxatives. Banana is fibre rich and has certain substances that can help promote healthy bowels or restore bad ones even.

9. Bananas are needed during a lady’s monthly flow. During a lady’s monthly flow, banana should be her best friend as it can help reduce period cramp as well as regulate blood glucose level and help your general mood.

10. They are good for the brains

Literally, bananas would make you smart. Bananas are highly rich in potassium and they would help the body’s circulatory system help deliver oxygen to the brain.

Bananas ought to be your best friend as they have more value than you think.

Bananas have two times as many carbohydrates as an apple, five times as much Vitamin A and iron and three times as much phosphorus. They are also rich in potassium and natural sugars.

You would be wise if you remind yourself that a banana everyday would keep your far away from your doctor.



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