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6 Health Benefits of Eating Bananas-#6 Is Amazing

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Do you know all the health benefits that bananas give your body? What we found in our health research on bananas is that they actually have some very amazing benefits like reducing your risk of stroke all the way to actually curing hangovers according to this article on www.healthyandnaturalworld.com. Yes, actually curing hangovers, see #6 below.

Do we eat the peel too? I don't know, you decide. 🙂

Health Benefits of Bananas:

1. Banana is the best sources of potassium, an essential mineral for maintaining normal blood pressure, heart health and bone strength. One banana contains 450 mg of potassium, four times higher than cereal, bread and more. Eating two bananas a day will contribute to the prevention of hypertension, atherosclerosis and building our bones. Bananas also reduce the risk of stroke.

2. Bananas are low in sodium, and contain one mg per unit. Much of our daily diet sources, such as cereals, crackers and bread contain hundreds of milligrams of sodium. Reduction in sodium consumption is important in preventing high blood pressure, heart disease and blood vessels and loss of calcium from the bones.

3. Bananas contain a unique type of probiotic fiber that contributes to the digestive system. This helps to prevent diarrhea resulting from infection in the intestine, strengthen the immune system, protect against colon cancer and more. Probiotic fibers also contribute to increased mineral absorption from the intestine, reducing cholesterol absorption and balance sugar levels.

4. A recent study showed that whole fruits and vegetables, especially bananas, help protect against kidney cancer. It was found that women who consumed more vegetables and fruits, decreased their risk of the disease, and those who consumed four to six bananas per week reduced the risk of kidney cancer by about half.

5. Bananas contain substances that help operating the cells that make up the lining of the stomach, and thus they form the protective mucous barrier against acidity. Other compounds in bananas called protease inhibitors, help destroying bacteria that causes stomach ulcers.

6. The high potassium content of bananas helps improve the health condition after consuming much alcohol, and helps prevent the feeling of a hangover.

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One Response to "6 Health Benefits of Eating Bananas-#6 Is Amazing"

  1. I love bananas, I eat them every day 🙂

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