Snacking on bananas between meals helps to keep blood sugar levels up and
avoid morning sickness.
Before reaching for the insect bite cream, try rubbing the affected area
with the inside of a banana skin. Many people find it amazingly successful
at reducing swelling and irritation.
Bananas are high in B vitamins that help calm the nervous system.
Studies at the
Institute of Psychology in Austria found pressure at work leads to gorging
on comfort food like chocolate and chips. Looking at 5,000 hospital
patients, researchers found the most obese were more likely to be in
high-pressure jobs. The report concluded that, to avoid panic-induced food
cravings, we need to control our blood sugar levels by snacking on high
carbohydrate foods every two hours to keep levels steady.
The banana is used as the dietary food against intestinal disorders because
of its soft texture and smoothness. It is the only raw fruit that can be
eaten without distress in over-chronicler cases. It also neutralizes
over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach.
other cultures see bananas as a 'cooling' fruit that can lower both the
physical and emotional temperature of expectant mothers. In Thailand , for
example, pregnant women eat bananas to ensure their baby is born with a cool
Bananas can help SAD sufferers because they contain the natural mood
Smoking and Tobacco Use:
Bananas can also help people trying to give up smoking. The B6, B12 they
contain, as well as the potassium and magnesium found in them, help the body
recover from the effects of nicotine withdrawal.
Potassium is a vital mineral, which helps normalize the heartbeat, sends
oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance. When we are
stressed, our metabolic rate rises, thereby reducing our potassium levels.
These can be rebalanced with the help of a high-potassium banana snack.
According to research in The New England Journal of Medicine, eating bananas
as part of a regular diet can cut the risk of death by strokes by as much as
Those keen on natural alternatives swear that if you want to kill off a
wart, take a piece of banana skin and place it on the wart, with the yellow
side out. Carefully hold the skin in place with a plaster or surgical tape!
So, a banana really
is a natural remedy for many ills. When you compare it to an apple, it has
four times the protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus,
five times the vitamin A and iron and twice the other vitamins and minerals.
It is also rich in potassium and is one of the best value foods around So
maybe its time to change that well-known phrase so that we say, 'A banana a
day keeps the doctor away!'
By the Way:
Take the INSIDE of the banana skin, and rub directly on the shoe...polish
with dry cloth. Amazing fruit !!!
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Administration. The products and information contained herein are not
intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any diseases
or medical problems. This is not intended to replace your
doctor's recommendations. The information is provided for educational
purposes only. Nutritional benefits may vary from one person to another.