Here are the 25 AMAZING reasons to eat bananas:
Eating bananas aids digestion
from the body
10. Bananas act as a prebiotic, stimulating the growth of friendly bacteria in the bowel.
They also produce digestive enzymes to assist in absorbing nutrients.
11. Constipated? High fiber in bananas can help normalize bowel motility.
12. Got the runs? Bananas are soothing to the digestive tract and help restore lost
electrolytes after diarrhea.
13. Bananas are a natural antacid, providing relief from acid reflux, heartburn and GERD
14. Bananas are the only raw fruit that can be consumed without distress to relieve
stomach ulcers by coating the lining of the stomach against corrosive acids
Natural cures from a simple banana
15. Eating bananas helps prevent kidney cancer, protects the eyes against macular
degeneration and builds strong bones by increasing calcium absorption
16. 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.
17. Bananas are high in antioxidants, providing free radicals and protection from
18. Eating a banana between meals helps stabilize blood sugar and reduce nausea
from morning sickness
19. Rub a bug bite or hives with the inside of the banana peel to relieve itching and irritation
20. Control blood sugar and avoid binging between meals by eating a banana
21. Eating a banana can lower the body temperature and cool you during a fever or
on a hot day
22. The natural mood-enhancer tryptophan, helps to relieve Seasonal Affective
23. Quitting smoking? Bananas contain high levels of B-vitamins as well as potassium
and magnesium speed recovery from the effects of withdrawal
24. Remove a wart by placing the inside of a piece of banana peel against the wart
and taping it in place
25. Rub the inside of a banana peel on your leather shoes or handbag and polish
with a dry cloth for a quick shine