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25 Powerful Reasons To Eat Banans


Eating Bananas for Good Health

• Bananas help overcome depression due to high levels of tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin -- the happy mood brain neurotransmitter.
• Eat two bananas before a strenuous work out to pack an energy punch and sustain your blood sugar.
• Protect against muscle cramps during work outs and night time leg cramps by eating a banana.
• Counteract calcium loss during urination and build strong bones by supplement ing with a banana.
• Improve your mood and reduce PMS symp toms by eating a banana, which regulates blood sugar and produces stress-relieving relaxation.
• Bananas reduce swelling, protect against type II diabetes, aid weight loss, strengthen the nervous system, and help with the pro duction of white blood cells, all due to high levels of vitamin B-6.
• Strengthen your blood and relieve anemia with the added iron from banan as.
• High in potassium and low in salt, banan as are officially recognized by the FDA as being able to lower blood pressure and protect against heart attack and stroke.


Eating Bananas For Natural Healing

• Eating bananas will help prevent kidney cancer, protects the eyes against macu lar degeneration and builds strong bones by increasing calcium absorp tion.
• Bananas make you smarter and help with learning by making you more alert. Eat a banana before an exam to benefit from the high levels of potassium.
• Bananas are high in antioxidants, provid ing protection from free radicals and chronic disease.
• Eating a banana between meals helps stabilize blood sugar and reduce nausea from morning sickness.
• Rub a bug bite or hives with the inside of the banana peel to relieve itching and irritation.
• Control blood sugar and avoid binging be tween meals by eating a banana.
• Eating a banana can lower the body tem perature and cool you during a fever or on a hot day.
• The natural mood-enhancer tryptophan helps to relieve Seasonal Affective Disor der (SAD).
• Quitting smoking? Bananas contain high levels of B-vitamins as well as potassium and magnesium to speed recovery from the effects of withdrawal.
• Remove a wart by placing the inside of a piece of banana peel against the wart and taping it in place.
• Rub the inside of a banana peel on your leather shoes or handbag and polish with a dry cloth for a quick shine.