Banana - Very Interesting Facts
your banana in the refrigerator!!!...
This is interesting. After reading this, you'll
never look at a banana in the same way again.
Bananas contain three natural sugars - sucrose,
fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana
gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of
Research has proven that just two bananas provide
enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No
wonder the banana is the number one fruit with the
world's leading athletes.
But energy isn't the only way
a banana can help us keep fit. It can also help
overcome or prevent a substantial number of
illnesses and conditions, making it a must to add to
our daily diet.
According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND
amongst people suffering from depression, many felt
much better after eating a banana. This is because
bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that
the body converts into serotonin, known to make you
relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel
Forget the pills - eat a banana. The vitamin B6 it
contains regulates blood glucose levels, which can
affect your mood.
High in iron, bananas can stimulate the production
of hemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of
Many other cultures see bananas as a 'cooling' fruit
that can lower both the physical and emotional
temperature of expectant mothers. In Thailand , for
example, pregnant women eat bananas to ensure their
baby is born with a cool temperature.
So, a banana really is a natural remedy for many
ills. When you compare it to an apple, it has FOUR
TIMES the protein, TWICE the carbohydrate, THREE
TIMES the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and
iron, and twice the other vitamins and minerals.. It
is also rich in potassium and is one of the best
value foods around So maybe its time to change that
well-known phrase so that we say, 'A BANANA a day
keeps the doctor away!'
PS: Bananas must be the reason monkeys are so happy
all the time