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Eat a banana daily

 Health & Lifestyle Desk

 Published: 04:16 PM, 1 May 2021  

Banana; Photo: Collected

Banana; Photo: Collected

Banana is a very readily available fruit. As this is very readily available, bananas are not on the food list of many people. Many even do not like this fruit. Whatever you like or dislike, a banana every day is very beneficial. The health benefits of this practice are also amazing.

The beneficial aspects of bananas in nutrition have been identified long ago. Those are — 

Controlling blood pressure

Bananas are able to reduce blood pressure. Bananas are rich in potassium, which begins to reduce the effects of sodium on the body. As a result, it does not take long for blood pressure to return to normal.

To lose weight

It is also effective in reducing weight. So keep bananas in your diet. It contains 3 grams of fiber, 100 calories. Regular banana-eating satisfies the body’s need for 12 percent fiber. Works great to satisfy hunger and reduce food cravings.

Reduces stress

Eating bananas invigorates the mind and removes depression. Bananas cause the body to increase levels of a substance called Tryptophan. As a result, the secretion of stimulant hormones increases to such an extent that the stress level decreases and the incidence of mental depression do not take time to decrease.

Keeps the brain well

Bananas are an excellent source of vitamins ‘A’ and ‘B’. That is why the banana is called the food of the brain. It gradually increases concentration by supplying energy to the brain.

Strengthens bones

Bananas increase the absorption of calcium – which keeps the bones strong and healthy.

Natural cure for headaches

As bananas are rich in magnesium, it acts as a natural remedy for headaches. So if you have a headache, eat some bananas without taking any medicine.