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 protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood, and generally make you feel happier.

Anemia: The 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 for beating 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 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 in Chennai. We urge you to speak to your personal dietician or if you need help, contact a family or sports nutritionist at Qua Nutrition.

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