Health Benefits of BANANA

By : Godoctr Team    Posted : 13-06-2016    1872    8    Like
Health Benefits of BANANA

Banana is a major tropical fruit which is now grown in more than 100 countries of the world due to its numerous health benefits. Bananas are eaten raw or cooked in various dishes but the nutritional benefits remain unchanged. Some of its health benefits are highlighted below.

FOR WEIGHT TRAINERS

Banana is excellent for curbing hunger and also a rich source of carbohydrates, vitamins and other essential nutrients. Banana helps to build lean muscle mass. Delayed Onset of Muscle Soreness (DOMS) takes place after few hours post workout and last for around 48 hours that keeps you away from your workout schedule and you cannot perform well. Potassium helps to relieve that soreness early, so that you can head to you gym and get more gains in lesser time. It also reduces fatigue which increases endurance of muscle.

RICH SOURCE OF POTASSIUM

Banana is a rich source of potassium which helps to prevent heart and kidney disorder. It maintains electrolyte and body fluids balance. It is also known to improve brain functions. It is a major nutrient of body to maintain nerve function. It is necessary for development in children in adolescent age.

IMPROVES DIGESTION

Banana contains pectin and sufficient amount of fibre which improves digestion and maintains functions of alimentary system. Banana contains many other enzymes which are required for digestion. It can prove beneficial in ailments such as bloating, flatulence and constipation.

PACKED WITH VITAMINS

Banana being a rich of vitamin B6 and biotin, provides numerous benefits to the body. It reduces anxiety and prevents convulsions. It maintains a wide range of metabolic functions. It is known to reduce premenstrual syndrome and morning sickness during pregnancy in women. It also consists of some amount of vitamin C which is important for maintaining elasticity in tissues and cure bleeding gums.

ANTIOXIDANTS

Plenty of antioxidants are found in this tropical fruit which neutralises harmful free radicals which damage body tissue. It reverses the oxidising damage that occurs in body tissues. Antioxidants are the major remedy to make your skin look younger and flawless.




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