People eat more bananas each year than any other fresh fruit, according to a survey. No wonder, they’re easy to grab and go when you’re in a hurry.
But besides being convenient, bananas are healthy for you. Especially, cardava bananas or “Saba Banana” in the Philippines.
Though, most Filipinos preferred to eat it cooked, health enthusiasts say that when you eat cooked banana, you will only get a minimum amount of nutrients because it had already lost its value due to cooking.
There are also numerous health benefits that this fruit can contribute to your body such as:
SOURCE OF VITAMINS, MINERALS AND NATURAL ENERGY
If you get tired during the day’s activity and you feel like your energy is already drained, just eat 2 bananas and it will surely provide you enough source that would help your body regained its energy. No need for you to have caffeine in the morning.
HELPS STOP CONSTIPATION
Banana is a natural source of fiber. If you feel constipated, banana will help restore and decrease constipation problems without causing diarrhea.
THEY CAN HELP REGULATE BODY CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
This fruit is also rich in potassium, so it is also helpful in regulating your body circulatory system by delivering oxygen to the brain, helps maintain the regular heartbeat of your heart and the proper balance of water content in the body. Best in reducing strokes and regulates blood pressure, in short, good at promoting over all circulatory health system.
HELPS YOU QUIT SMOKING
Having a hard time quitting smoking? Banana will help you with that because it consists of B vitamins and other types of minerals that reduces the effect of nicotine in the body. Also, B6 vitamins helps reduces menstrual pain and regulates the temperature of a pregnant women.
Banana helps reduce acidity in your stomach, reduces the irritation from your digestive system and promotes intestinal health through leaving a protective coating on the inner walls. If you have a heartburn, banana also acts as a natural antacid that helps quickly soothe the burn.
No doubt, after a long night of party, you will surely get hangover in the next morning. Banana is good source of vitamins that replenished the body which helps reduce the effect of hangover.