BANANA!!! Not only our kids favourite fruit but it also has several benefits.
- Eating 1 banana/day significantly strengthen immune system.
- Fully mature BANANA is perfect for digestive system because sugar is easily absorbed unlike green which is hard to digest because starch is difficult to turn into sugar.
- Not that green bananas are not good. They are also rich in probiotic bacteria that work well on the health of colon.
- They contain less sugar than ripe banana and more starch which is responsible for longer feeling of satiety.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: Banana with dark spots in very yellow color produces a substance called “TNF ( Tumor Necrosis Factor)” or a Tumour cell killer capable of fighting abnormal cells in our body.
- The more the spots on the crust darker,the higher the concentration of these substances is that strengthens our immune system.
- During diarrhoea they have a calming effect in the digestive tract and help you restore electrolytes.
- The banana is a natural antacids so it offers a relief from acid re flux and heartburn.
- It is the only raw fruit that can be consumed without any potential danger for people with stomach ulcers.
- Bananas can help you prevent kidney cancer; they protect the eyes from macular degeneration and build strong bones due to the increased absorption of calcium.
- Bananas will make you smarter and help you during studying. Eat one banana before an exam and use the effects from the high level of potassium.
- Being rich in antioxidants, they offer resistance to free radicals and protect our bodies from chronic diseases.
- After an insect bite or a rash, rub the inner side of the banana peel onto the affected area and the itching and irritation will decrease.
- 100 gms of BANANA approximately contains 90-100 calories and most important it has 0% cholestrol.
- Regarding other nutrients:
- Carbohydrates : 22-25gms
- Protein: 1.09-1.3gms
- Total fat: 0.3-0.4gms
- Dietary fiber: 2.6-3gm
- Iron: 1%
- Magnesium: 7%
- Vitamin-A: 1%
- Vitamin-c: 17%
- Vitamin B6: 20%
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