Ever wondered why monkeys Are so happy all the time?Could it really be because of BANANAS?
= ENERGY BANANAS Containing 3 natural sugars -- sucrose, fructose & glucose – combined with fiber EQUALSinstant, sustained and substantial boost of energy 2 Bananas EQUALS Energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout!
FRUITS CONTENTS CONTEST!X1 PROTEIN X4X1 CARBOHYDRATES X2X1 PHOSPHOROUS X3X1 VITAMIN A X5X1 IRON X5X1 OTHER VITAMINS & MINERALS X2
BANANAS also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions!
Helps Cure/Prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder or Depression. Bananas contain the natural mood enhancer Tryptophan (a type of protein that the body converts to serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood and make you happier). Anemia. High in Iron, bananas can stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood and helps cases of anemia. Strokes. According to research in The New England Journal of Medicine, eating bananas as part of a regular diet can cut the risk of death by strokes by as much as 40%!Stress. Potassium is a vital mineral which helpsnormalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain,and regulates the body’s water balance.
Helps Cure/Prevent Ulcers. Banana is the only raw fruit that can be eaten without distress in over-chronicler cases. It also neutralizes over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach.Mosquito bites. Before reaching for the insectbite cream, try rubbing the affected area withthe inside of a banana skin. Many people findit amazingly successful at reducing swellingand irritation. Constipation. High in fiber, including bananas in the diet can help restore normal bowel action, helping to overcome the problem without resorting to laxatives. Hangovers. Make a Banana Milkshake, sweetened with Honey. The banana calms the stomach, and with the help of honey, builds up depleted blood sugar levels, while the milk soothes and re-hydrates the system.
HELPS CURE/PREVENT: Blood Pressure. This is extremely high in potassium yet low in salt, making it perfect for blood pressure! So much so that the US Food and Drug Administration has allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit’s ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.Morning Sickness. Snacking on bananas betweenmeals helps to keep blood sugar levels up andavoid morning sickess. PMS. Forget the pills – eat a banana. The Vitamin B6 it contains regulates blood glucose levels, which can affect your mood.Warts. Those keen on natural alternativesSwear that if you want to kill off a wart, takeA piece of banana skin and place it on thewart, with the yellow side out. Carefully holdThe skin in place with a plaster or surgical tape.
OTHER BENEFITS Temperature control. Many other cultures see Bananas as a cooling fruit that can lower both the physical and emotional temperature of expectant mothers.Bananas can also help people trying to giveup smoking. The B6, B12 they contain, aswell as the potassium and magnesium found inthem, help the body recover from the effectsof nicotine withdrawal. Brain Power. Research has shown that the potassium-packed fruit can assist learning by making pupils more alert.
Indeed, Bananas must be the reason monkeys are so happy all the time! So maybe it’s time to change that well-known phrase so that we say…A a day keeps the doctor away!
Brought to you by: The NOL OSHWE Team Courtesy of the Department of Biological Science of Florida State University