Did you know that bananas are rich in sucrose, fructose and glucose? Thanks to these beneficial substances bananas provide long lasting energy almost immediately.
Studies carried out by scientists have shown that eating just two medium-sized bananas will give you enough energy for approximately 90-minute workout. Not surprisingly, the world's leading athletes can not imagine their menu without bananas.
Energy is not the only benefit of bananas. These fruits can also greatly alleviate symptoms of some diseases and are extremely healthy for our body.
Bananas alleviate symptoms of depression
A recent study discovered that people with depression felt a little better after eating banana. This is due to the fact that banana is rich in tryptophan, which body converts into happiness hormone (called serotonin). Serotonin helps to relax, improves mood and general well-being, so the next time you are feeling sad, grab a bunch of bananas.
Alleviates PMS symptoms
Women will like the fact, that bananas reduces the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, specifically - mood swings. This is the impact of vitamin B6 in bananas, it regulates blood glucose levels, which are the cause of mood swings.
Helps with anemia
If you have a lack of iron in your blood, try to enjoy bananas as often as possible, because they are rich in iron.
Bananas reduce blood pressure
This unique tropical fruit has a particularly high concentration of potassium and a small amount of salt, so bananas can lower blood pressure really efficiently. This fact is supported by a number of researches and by the US Food association, which publicly declared that bananas not only lower blood pressure, but also help to prevent stroke.
Bananas improve brain function
200 Twickenham school (Great Britain) students showed a little bit better results at exams simply because they ate bananas for breakfast, lunch and evening meals. It was found, that potassium saturated fruit promotes alertness and makes it easier to absorb the required learning material.
You want to know the fastest way to recover from a hangover? Try a banana milkshake sweetened with a spoonful of honey. Bananas sooth irritated stomach, honey replenishes body with needed sugar, milk reinforces the body with a dose of calcium. If you feel really sick in the morning, instead of a cocktail eat the whole banana, it will regulate blood sugar levels and help you feel a little bit better.
Bananas reduce mosquito bite pain
If you got bitten by a mosquito, try to rub sore and swollen skin with inner side of banana peel. For many people this is sufficiently effective way to reduce skin irritation and swelling.
Eating bananas is recommended for patients with ulcer
Because of their soft texture bananas are often recommended for people with stomach problems or suffering from ulcer, because bananas neutralize increased stomach acidity.
Apple or banana?
Bananas are really great cure against many diseases and is much healthier than apples. They have four times more protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron. Bananas are especially appreciated for a reason.
Based on worldobserveronline.com