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Cold and Cough (1) 1) Bananas protect against heartburns. The Journal of Nutritional Biochemisty
Diabetes (1) (February, 2001) attests to the anti-ulcer properties of the banana. Bananas act like
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FAQ's (3) in the banana, the flavonoid leucocyanidin. Studies show that bananas can protect
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2) Bananas are high in fiber and vitamins. A single banana contains 16 percent
of the dietary fiber, 15 percent of the vitamin C, 11 percent of the potassium, and 20
Blog Archive percent of the vitamin B6 recommended each day.
Sorry, apple lovers, but apples have zero amount of vitamin C. Bananas also have
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soluble fiber, which may help lower blood cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart
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10 Benefits Of 3) Bananas are good for the heart. Potassium is an essential mineral needed to
Eating A regulate water balance, acidity level, and blood pressure of the body. A lack of
Banana potassium may cause muscle weakness and irregular heartbeat. For patients taking a
Protect Your diuretic medicine, they should take two bananas a day to keep the potassium level
Kidney with up. Take note also that bananas have zero sodium (good for high blood pressure)
the help of and zero fat and cholesterol (good for those with high cholesterol).
Ayurveda 4) Bananas may reduce strokes. Numerous studies have shown that low
Arthritis and potassium levels can cause heart palpitations, which can then lead to a stroke. In the
Joint Pains - editorial of the prestigious Neurology Journal, the author suggests that a banana a
Home day may keep a stroke away. Among the fruits and vegetables, bananas contain one
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5) Bananas help counter stress and insomnia. Bananas contain tryptophan, a
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type of protein that the body converts into serotonin. Serotonin is a hormone that is
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How to improve 6) Diabetics may take bananas in moderation. Snacking on bananas between
Eyesight meals helps to keep the blood sugar normal. The food-and-nutrition glycemic index
Arthritis and rating for a ripe, yellow banana is 51, which is fairly good. This means that the
Joint Pains - carbohydrates in a banana have a medium-to-slow effect in raising your blood sugar
Home levels. However, as bananas ripen, the starch in the fruit turns to sugar and may
Remedies cause your blood sugar to rise more. The lesson is: It’s okay to eat a banana, but
Benefits of not the overripe one.
having 7) Bananas fights fatigue and anemia. Bananas contain carbohydrates and thus
Banana Daily boost our energy Have you seen Roger Federer eat a banana between games? The
Diet high potassium content prevents cramps and provides instant energy with its easily
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8) Bananas may prevent leukemia. A study published in the American Journal
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of Epidemiology by Kwan et al. (Dec. 2004, pp. 1098-107) shows an association
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between regular consumption of bananas and oranges in children from ages 0 to 2
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and a reduction in childhood leukemia. The result suggests that fruits or fruit juices
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containing vitamin C and potassium may reduce the risk of childhood leukemia,
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especially if consumed at a young age.
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9) Bananas may prevent childhood asthma. A European study of 2,640 primary
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school children in South London concludes that eating bananas at least once a day
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reduces episodes of wheezing and asthma attacks in children (European Respiratory
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Journal, Feb. 14, 2007). Eating apples and other fruits was not as beneficial. Also,
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eating only one banana a month was not effective. Note to moms: It’s time to teach
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our kids to eat one banana a day.
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10) It’s Filipino and the best news about the lowly banana is that it’s
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significantly cheap. And it comes in a great package. A banana can fit cleanly in your bag. Just

reduce the cut it high up in the stem. When you feel hungry and stressed, reach for a banana.
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