Two bananas a day keep the doctor away


0
SHARES

Bananas are the most popular fruits worldwide. More than 106.12 million tons were harvested in 2013. Around 45% comes from South-Asia and South-East-Asia. Bananas contain lots vitamins and valuable mineral nutrients which are able to cure different kinds of health complaints, especially gastro-intestinal problems. The following six examples will show you the power of the yellow all-rounder.

Easily digestible


Image courtesy of: biglike.com

Image courtesy of: biglike.com


Stomach ulcers are more than unpleasant and can make the food intake a quite painful torture. However, bananas are easy digestible and can be eaten without hesitation. They bring vitamins and dietary fibres and help reducing the body temperature in case of fever.



Bananas for anaemia


Image courtesy of: biglike.com

Image courtesy of: biglike.com


Due to their high iron content, bananas stimulate the blood cell building processes in the bone marrow. After consumption high amounts of red blood cells and haemoglobin reach into the blood circulation system. Therefore, bananas are an optimal dietary supplement for anaemia.



Bananas against high blood pressure


Image courtesy of: biglike.com

Image courtesy of: biglike.com


On the one hand bananas contain less sodium and on the other hand more potassium which both leads to positive effects on the heart-circulation system. As a result of that they can help defending from strokes and heart attacks.



Bananas for pyrosis (heartburn)


Image courtesy of: youtube.com

Image courtesy of: biglike.com


Bananas are a natural anti-reflux, which can cure heartburn symptoms in short time. How? Banana actually helps to balance your stomach’s pH. It enhances the protective mucus layer of your stomach, helps relieving stomach pain.  The fiber content also moves food through your digestive tract faster – preventing reflux.


Over the long term, bananas thicken the protective mucus barrier in the stomach, preventing damage from hydrochloric acid.

Bananas against depression and bad mood


Image courtesy of: youtube.com

Image courtesy of: youtube.com


Once you feel depressed, just try a banana. The contained amino acid Tryptophan gets transformed into the happiness hormone serotonin. Serotonin brings you in a better mood and creates well-being and satisfaction. Additionally, studies have shown that the vitamin B has calming effects on your nerves if you are angry or stressed.



Great sports nutrition


Image courtesy of: fitness-inside-kegelmann.de

Image courtesy of: fitness-inside-kegelmann.de


Eaten before sports, bananas provide lots of energy through its nutrition and its easy digestibility for your training. Valuable minerals, vitamins and potassium have a positive effect on your performance as well as on your recovery process afterwards. Many sportsmen swear on the cross combination of coffee and bananas as the perfect energy supplier before sports.


Source: whfoods, foodmatters, biglike



Jens Behrensen

by Jens Behrensen

German fitness addict sharing my experience and trying to bring a healthier lifestyle to people. View all articles by Jens Behrensen.




JOIN OUR COMMUNITY

Don't miss out on latest medical tips and information!

Join us for FREE now to enjoy special health screening offers!

**Offers are limited to 200 subscribers only**

100% Privacy. We don't spam.

Latest Articles

  • What Is Osteoporosis?

    November 21, 2017 32

  • Movember Series: 6 Superfoods To Prevent Prostate Cancer

    November 16, 2017 83

  • Movember Series: What Is Testicular Cancer?

    November 13, 2017 208

  • Movember Series: Depression In Men

    November 09, 2017 71

  • Movember Series: Prostate Cancer

    November 06, 2017 68