Two bananas provide enough calories for a 90-minute intensive workout.
However, bananas not only provide calories, they also help prevent a lot of health problems.
The riper bananas are, the more speckles they have on their peels, and the better they boost your immune system. Bananas are mild and hence suitable for sick or old people. Bananas that have speckled peels have eight times the power of immune boosting than green bananas.
Bananas are rich in amino acids, which turn into serotonin. Serotonin is a substance that helps relax the brain and improves your mood.
The iron content in bananas is high. It can help the synthesis of hemoglobin in red blood cells.
3. High blood pressure
Bananas are rich in potassium and low in sodium. They are optimal for lowering blood pressure. They can also help people to focus on their studies.
Bananas are fiber-rich and can help the digestive system to gain mobility and relieve constipation.
5. Bug bites
Gently rub the inside of a banana peel against the bug bites and it will help reduce the swelling.
The soft, smooth fibers in bananas are gentle on the stomach.
Vitamins B6 and B12, as well as potassium and magnesium, in the banana can help smokers quit smoking.
Over the long run, eating bananas helps reduce the possibility of getting a stroke by 40%.
9. Dry eyes
The rich potassium in bananas helps remove excessive sodium in the body. It cuts down swelling and relieves the discomfort in the eyes. The high dose of carotene also relieves discomfort and dryness in your eyes, and lets your eyes look bright and charming.
Translated by Hsin-Yi, Chinese edited by Aizhu Lu