Benefits of Banana

We always have a concept that certain kinds of foods are fattening such as chocolate, butter and ice cream etc. If we are to lose weight, we need to avoid them. Banana is one of them. However, we are to analysis to you about the benefit of banana in slimming and also our health.

Banana contains 3 types of sugar which is sucrose, fructose and glucose. Additional to the sugar content, it also contains fiber. 2 bananas can provide us the energy that we need for 90 minutes of intense exercise. Besides providing energy, it also helps to prevent many diseases and resolve some symptoms that we may have.

   1. Depression: In a recent research, one with depression will feel a lot better after taking banana. This is due to the amino acid content that helps to induced
   2. Anemia: It contains high level of iron which increases the level of hemoglobin in our blood.
   3. High blood pressure: High level of potassium but low in sodium (salt) is the perfect food to lower the blood pressure and chance of stroke. In a medical report published in The New England Journal of Medicine, if we are taking banana in long term, we will be able to reduce the chance of strokes by 40%.
   4. Tension: While we are tense, metabolism rate will increase Vitamin Bs contain will soothes the tensed nervous system. Potassium content in banana also can help to replenish whatever we have consumed. It is also one of the important elements to adjust our heart rate. By reducing our heart rate, our metabolism rate will be slower.
   5. Obesity: Most of the obesity problems are due to pressure. People will eat to release pressure. To prevent this, we need to eat high carbohydrate food every 2 or 3 hours in order to lower the sugar level in our blood.
   6. Gastric: Due to its soft texture and high sugar content, it will help to neutralize the gastric acid and ease the pain.
   7. Concentration: High potassium level also helps us to focus and hence increase the ability to learn.

We all have heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But do you know that banana contains 4 times more protein, 2 times more carbohydrates, 5 times more vitamin A and iron as compare to apple. Maybe now we should consider to change it to a banana a day keeps the doctor away~