Banana Health Benefits


High Fiber Content
Banana has fiber both soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber helps slow down digestion thus making you feel full for longer time. Thus bananas are good start of the day thus being a breakfast meal.

Good for Heart
According to one study high fiber content food helps reduce cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease, and bananas are a good source of fiber.

Ease in Digestion
Bananas have both sweet and sour taste. Sweet taste brings heaviness and the sour taste has a feature to stimulate the digestive juices thus supports the digestion and helps build metabolism.

A Stock of Nutrients
Banana is a bunch of nutrients like potassium, calcium, manganese, magnesium, iron, folate, niacin, riboflavin and B6. They all help in functioning of the body and keep you healthy.

A Good Source of Potassium
The high content of potassium in bananas makes it a super fruit. Potassium is known for its health benefiting properties like regulating heartbeat, blood pressure and keeps brain alert.

Regulates Blood Pressure
Salt is main cause for blood pressure. Bananas have low salt content and high potassium and these properties contribute it making it regulate blood pressure.

Helps Fight Anemia
Bananas high in iron are good for treatment of anemia. Anemia is decrease in number of Red Blood Cells (RBCs) or Hemoglobin in the blood that causes fatigue, shortness of breath and paleness.

Powerful Antioxidant Property
Bananas are a good source of antioxidants including dopamine and catechin that have many health benefits like reduced risk of heart disease and degenerative disease.

Improve Kidney Health
Potassium a content of banana helps regulate blood pressure and healthy kidney function. Eating a banana 2-3 times a week helps reduce the risk of kidney disease by 50%.

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