A Banana A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose, and glucose combined with
fiber. A banana gives an instant, substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. Here are a few benefits of eating bananas: Muscle Cramps In two minutes Cramps are gone with this powerful and
amazing fruit 

Depression:

According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst people suffering from depression,
many felt much better after eating a banana. This is because bananas contain tryptophan, a type of
protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood and generally
make you feel happier.

 

Anemia :                      

Abundance of iron in bananas can stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood.
Hence, they are recommended to anemics.

 

 

Blood Pressure:

This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in potassium yet low in salt, making it perfect to
beat Blood Pressure.

 

Brain Power:

200 students at a Twickenham (Middlesex) school (England) were helped through their exams
this year by eating bananas at breakfast, break and lunch in a bid to boost their brain power.

Research has shown that the potassium- packed fruit can assist learning by making pupils more
alert.

 

Constipation:

Rich source of fiber, banana helps in stabilizing bowel moments to overcome the constipation
without resorting to laxatives.

 

Hangovers:

One of the great options for hangover is to make a banana smoothie, sweetened with honey. It calms
the stomach and, honey builds upthe depleted blood sugar levels, while the milk soothes and
re-hydrates your system.

 

Heartburn: Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, thereby
treating heartburn, and give a soothing relief.

 

Morning Sickness:

Having bananas as a between- meals- snack helps to maintain blood glucose levels and avoid morning
sickness.

 

Ulcers: Because of its soft texture and smoothness, banana is used as the
dietary food against intestinal disorders. It is the only raw fruit that can be eaten without distress
in over-chronicler cases.

 

Stress: Potassium is a vital mineral, When we are stressed, our metabolic
rate rises, thereby reducing our potassium levels. These can be rebalanced with the help of a
high-potassium banana snack.

 

So, a banana really is a natural remedy for many ills. It is rich in
potassium
and is one of the best value foods around .

 

While the above article guides you to eating healthier, there is no substitute for customized
professional advice given by a qualified nutritionist. We urge you to speak to your personal
dietician or if you need help, contact a nutritionist at Qua Nutrition.

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