After reading this article, you will not overlook banana next time you visit a grocery store. Even minions are a big fan of Bananas! As per the American Heart Association, regularly eating a banana along with a healthy diet and lifestyle helps in lowering the risk of heart attack by 20%.
For Heart Health and stroke: Bananas are rich in potassium and officially recognized by the FDA as excellent food for heart function, which can reduce high blood pressure.
Kidney Stones: The potassium content in banana benefits kidneys and bones. Increased potassium intake suppresses calcium excretion in the urine, preventing painful kidney stones.
Osteoporosis: Decreased calcium excretion means more calcium to preserve bones. This means a banana or two a day can reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis and brittle bones.
Best Pre and post workout Food: The most easily available gym food is Banana. Eat two bananas before a High-intensity workout to fuel your system and sustain your blood sugar. Banana Protects against muscle cramps during workouts and nighttime leg cramps.
Type II Diabetics and banana: Banana has low GI, which makes it safe for consumption even for Diabetes patients (know more about type-2 diabetes).
Act as Natural Anti- Depressant: Bananas help overcome depression due to high levels of tryptophan (An essential Amino Acid that our body can’t make), which is converted into serotonin — the happy-Hormone (know how hypertension can be silent killer?).
Help Overcome Anaemia: Bananas are rich in iron hence they help overcome Iron deficiency i.e.Anaemia.
Aid In Digestion: Constipated? The high fiber content in bananas can help normalize bowel motility. Bananas are rich in pectin that helps digestion and gently removes toxins and heavy metals from the body.