Bananas are rich!!!!
Rich in Vitamins A,B,C and E with minerals such as potassium, zinc, iron and manganese. With this quality and being available throughout the year it becomes very easy to add banana in your daily diet for both health and beauty benefits.
Banana’s Health Benefits
1. Energy Booster
Banana converts the natural sugar into instant energy. That’s the reason it makes a perfect start in the morning to keep your body energized throughout the day.
2. Control Blood Pressure
According to the study, potassium present in banana keeps blood pressure under control. The other components like calcium, potassium and magnesium present in banana decreases high blood pressure.
3. Cholesterol Regulator
Pectin, a soluble fiber present in banana lowers cholesterol level.
4. Renal Health
Regular consumption of banana promotes renal health. Bananas being a rich source of antioxidant phenolic compounds, if consumed together with cabbage and root vegetables protect renal health.
5. Brain Power
Vitamins and Potassium present in banana keeps the mental vigilant & boost learning abilities.
6. Reduce risk of Stroke & Cancer
Potassium, high fiber and anti-oxidant properties help in reducing the risk of stroke & cancer (especially bowel cancer).
7. Strong Bones
Probiotic bacteria present in banana works great in absorbing calcium in the body. Hence, consuming bananas help in building better bones.
8. Protects Stomach
Few substances present in bananas stimulate the cells which make up the stomach lining, enabling production of a thicker protective mucus barrier against stomach acids. Also the substance known as protease inhibitors in banana, help getting rid of bacteria in the stomach that produces stomach ulcers, thus protecting against damage of stomach and ulcer.
9. Control Diarrhea
The astringent nature of banana is effective in treating diarrhea.
10. Anemia Regulator
The high level of iron present in banana regulates the hemoglobin level in the body.
The antacid properties present in banana gives immense relief from heartburn.
12. Allergy Relief
Benign amino acid present in banana helps fight allergies.
13. Reduce Smoking Urges
Vitamins B6 and B12 along with magnesium and Potassium in Bananas helps recover from nicotine addiction
14. Recover from Hangover
Mixture of banana, honey and yogurt cures hangover.
15. Enhance Weight Gain
The combination of milk and bananas enhances weight gain. Bananas provide the body with necessary natural sugars and milk provides protein.
16. Benefits for Weight Loss
Fiber and low amounts of fat present in banana are also easily digestible. A banana of 100 grams contains approx. 90 calories. And taking into consideration all its benefits it will not hurt including it into your diet.
17. Ensures Good Sleep
Amino acid knows as Tryptophan, triggers production of melatonin (sleep hormone) which induces sleep. Consuming banana few hours before bedtime ensures peaceful and good sleep.
Itching and swelling caused by mosquito bites can be reduced by rubbing the inside of a banana on it. Snacking on bananas at regular intervals helps preventing morning sickness. Vitamin B6, serotonin, tryptophan, dopamine, etc., in bananas help combat symptoms of PMS, erratic mood swings, and depression.
Benefits of Banana Peel
Rub the inside of peel over acne affected area for about 5 minutes and later wash off with lukewarm water. Repeat the process 2-3 times a day to get rid of Acne & Pimples within a week.
- Rubbing banana peel on affected areas also provides relief from itchy and swollen skin.
- Apply peel over your wrinkled area and let it sit for 10-15 minutes every day there will be noticeable change in few weeks.
- Treat warts and psoriasis by rubbing banana peel over affected area for 10-12 minutes every day. The result is slow but effective.