Bananas are extremely healthy fruits. This fruit is abundant in nutrients, which make them irreplaceable “tools” for treating and fighting against many health conditions. Have you heard about another 10 shocking facts about this extremely healthy and delicious tropical fruit?
- Eating two bananas will provide energy amount, which would be enough for a 90 minute exercise session in the gym.
- Bananas can fight against depression, because they contain the protein called tryptophan, which converts into serotonin. Serotonin is a compound that helps you to relax more and it can make you feel better as well.
- Bananas contain many healthy nutrients, including Vitamin B6, which regulates the blood glucose levels.
- Vitamin B6 is a key element against stress.
- High in potassium and low in sodium, bananas are extremely efficient in the treatment of high blood pressure. Additionally, bananas prevent strokes.
- Bananas have a natural antacid effect on the human body. This is why bananas can soothe heartburn as well.
- They also contain high amounts of fiber. So, bananas can replace laxatives and regulate bowel movement.
- Bananas are also helpful for focus and attention, because of the high amounts of potassium. This is why it is highly recommended to eat bananas while studying for exams.
- Bananas are very useful against hangovers.
- The banana peel can be also very useful, so do not throw it. You can rub the banana peel on mosquito bites, in order to relieve the itch and to help it heal faster. So, next time when some insect bites you, apply some on the affected skin.