Banana is a delicious tropical fruit that naturally boosts your energy because of the many nutrients it contains. Thanks to its health benefits, it helps prevent many diseases. Banana is also sometimes more effective than some drugs.
Consumption of three bananas a day can prevent many diseases such as:
With its high content of iron, bananas can prevent and treat anemia. Indeed, iron stimulates the production of red blood cells and thus increases the hemoglobin in the blood.
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS)
Bananas are an important source of vitamin B6, which helps regulate sugar levels in the blood and thus improve mood during this period.
Eating bananas helps to naturally combat the acidity of the body. If you are prone to heartburn, simply eat a banana for reducing the symptoms.
Bananas are rich in tryptophan, an amino acid that converts to serotonin, a neurotransmitter that promotes relaxation, improves mood and thus overcomes depression. According to a survey undertaken by MIND (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay), many people who suffer from depression have seen a marked improvement in their symptoms after eating bananas.
Banana is rich in potassium and low in sodium, making it ideal fruit to restore normal balanced blood pressure. According to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), this fruit is very effective in lowering blood pressure and protects against stroke (cardiovascular accidents).
The sweetness and texture of this fruit are properties that make banana a natural remedy to treat intestinal problems because it “lines” the stomach walls to reduce irritation and acidity caused by ingestion of certain foods.
In Thailand they eat bananas to help reduce body temperature of pregnant women.
Bananas are rich in fiber, which helps prevent and treat constipation by promoting regular bowel movements.
Lack of concentration
According to a British study of 200 students who eat bananas showed that they have increased brain’s cognitive functions thanks to their high potassium level. Indeed, the participants in the study ate bananas for breakfast and lunch and the findings showed that the banana significantly improves the retention of knowledge and increases results in examinations.
Vitamin B, very present in bananas, soothes and regulates the nervous system.
Eating bananas between meals helps to maintain a stable level of blood sugar and prevent morning sickness.
Generally, eating three bananas a day increases the overall fiber intake in your diet and preserves your health by preventing disease.
Important: due to their high sugar content, it is not recommended for people with diabetes to eat three bananas a day (or other foods/fruits that can increase sugar levels in the blood).