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It's no secret that tennis players and athletes use bananas to rapidly raise the energy required for a huge physical strain. We eat them as a very tasty and delicious fruit without thinking that its biologically valuable chemical composition can help in the prevention and treatment of many diseases.


Bananas contain a large amount of carbohydrates(20%), a small amount of protein(1.4%) and are very low in fat(0.5%). The rest is water. They are rich in vitamins A,B1,B2,B6,C,D and PP.Of oligo-elements and minerals they contain an important content of potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, iodine and chlorine. The energy value is considerable(100g banana provides 90 kcal or 377kJ).

Bananas alleviate psychological problems

Thanks to the rich content of magnesium and vitamin B6 bananas reduce irritability,normalize sleep and they have a beneficial effect on the entire nervous system.This fruit is rich in potassium which increases concentration and facilitates learning.

Many of us have noticed that we feel better when we eat bananas,and those who suffer from depression may feel better.Bananas contain tryptophan,an element which the body converts into serotonin,known as the hormone of happiness.It relaxes us and improves our mood.

When we are in stress our heart works accelerated,the muscles are tense,the entire metabolism is accelerated,and the body consumes greater amounts of potassium.Therefore increases the risk of stroke and heart attack.Bananas contain considerable amounts of potassium and they reduce the harmful effects of stress.

Difficulties in the PMS will be less if you eat bananas.They are rich in vitamin B6,which affects the regulation of blood glucose levels,and thus the mood.

Beneficial in diseases of the heart and blood vessels

Bananas are good for blood pressure regulation.They have a favorable balance of potassium and sodium,and they accelerate the discharge of liquid and lower blood pressure.

They reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.Only one banana a day provides more than 400 milligrams of potassium which reduces the risk of fatal stroke by 40%.If you are at increased risk of experiencing a heart attack eat them every day-the risk is reduced by as much as 40%.

Fruit number 1 which helps with digestion

Stomach lining makes it more resistant to acid and ulcer formation. Encapsulates and protects the lining of the aggressive actions of gastric acid,and relieves symptoms of gastritis and ulcers. Accelerates the healing of ulcers.It is the only raw fruit that threatens the diseases of the digestive system.People suffering from mustard should eat a banana when they feel the symptoms and to prevent it they should eat in the morning after waking up.

Bananas contain a lot of fiber which increase the stool volume,and run hoses to combat prison without the use of laxatives.On the other hand,it accelerates the normalization of stool in diarrhea.It can be used as a beginner treatment of diarrhea.It is found in the diet food list that is used in the treatment of diarrhea in children and adults .

If you have morning sickness due to gastritis or overeating during the previous day eat a banana.It will reduce nausea and heartburn. It is also recommended for pregnant women who suffer from severe nausea.They are supposed to eat a banana while still in bed when they wake up without waiting to grow into morning nausea vomiting.

Some pharmaceutical properties

Bananas contain a lot of iron,preventing the occurrence of iron deficiency anemia,and it can help with her ​​treatment.They soothe the stomach and help with drowsiness after a drunken night.Persons wishing to gain weight can use them for a snack with nuts.They are a good substitute for the unhealthy and many caloric snacks.Besides lowering stress they reduce the need for food.For smoking cessation they help the body to recover from the effects of nicotine.In folk medicine banana peel is used to remove warts.


  1. Great Info. Lacked proofreading before publishing though.