Health benefits of Banana’s

They are available in just about every grocery store and are inexpensive. The only preparation required is peeling. Just one banana is loaded with vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber. One large banana contains 25% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin B-6, 20% of the vitamin requirement and 14 % of your potassium needs.
Banana’s increase your brain power The potassium in banana’s helps your circulatory system deliver oxygen to your brain. It was proven in a British school that students who ate a banana with breakfast, lunch and dinner were more receptive, alert and performed better in exams.
Banana’s reduce the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease
One of the most important nutrients to having a health heart is potassium. One large banana can contain 3,500 mg of potassium, or 14 percent of what you should ingest each day. It plays a role in the heart’s pumping mechanism and muscular movement. It also keeps blood pressure low, taking pressure off the heart. Eating a banana or two per day is an excellent way to get a healthy amount of potassium in your diet.
Banana’s help alleviate anemia 
Bananas are rich in iron which helps build haemoglobin. Good haemoglobin levels are exactly  what you need to beat anaemic conditions. Eating one large banana can yield almost a quarter of the daily recommended amount of vitamin B-6. This vitamin will help your body lower levels of homocysteine, which is an amino acid that when elevated can increase the risk of heart disease.
Banana’s reduce depression and improve your mood
This is a result of the Tryptophan acids in bananas. They also help in reducing stress levels. If you would like more information on helping with stress, depression and other mental health issues 
Banana’s help to regulate your bowel system
Bananas are rich in fiber and this ensures optimal operation of your bowel system. So to avoid constipation eat a banana a day. 
Banana’s promote healthy bones
We all know that we need calcium to build and maintain healthy bones. Well bananas contain  probiotic bacteria that improve your digestive ability and aid the absorption of calcium.  
Banana’s can help reduce mentrual pain
The vitamin B6 in bananas helps regulate blood glucose levels. As well as balancing your moods, this helps reduce menstrual pain. 
Banana’s can help you to stop smoking
Smokers build up high levels of nicotine in their bodies. The minerals in bananas including potassium, iron and vitamins B6 and B12 can help reduce that nicotine. 
Banana’s for energy
Bananas are a favourite of athletes because they deliver fast energy; they are easy to digest and are very low in fat. This makes them a great snack pre-training and help eliminate fatigue post training. For the less athletic types they will alleviate any energy lulls during the day and you will not suffer the crashes that come with caffeine or sugary snacks that are often used for the same thing
The average banana will contain 99 calories, 72 grams of water, 1.2 grams protein, 0.7 g fiber, 25.8 milligrams (mg) of carbohydrates, 8 mg calcium, 28 mg phosphorus, 0.5 mg iron, 44 RE vitamin A, and 0.08 mg of vitamin B, 3 mg vitamin C and 0.2 grams fat.
Cavendish bananas are the main commercial bana...

Some bonuses for you Because bananas can help even when you do not eat them.
Banana skins are good for  warts
The outside of the banana skin needs to be placed against the wart and maintained there, so it can be secured with tape or a bandage. With prolonged contact with the wart it will eventually go away.
Banana skins can reduce irritation from mosquito bites
This time it is the inside of the banana skin that provides the relief. Rub it against the bite and itching and swelling will be reduced

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