Mostly all us are familiar with the banana , a tropical fruit which is native to the tropical south and south east Asia .
They come in a variety of sizes and colors when ripe, including yellow, purple, and red, but the most popular ones are green and turns to golden yellow when ripe. Bananas has three natural sugars ,sucrose, fructose and glucose .
Not only does it contain the natural sugars , it is a very good source of fibers,Most athletes eat this fruit as it give an instant energy boost, but those with diabetic are asked to refrain from eating this fruit , as it contains the natural sugars,
but there is a way of eating this fruit without much effect in the blood sugars.
when we chew this fruit , and mixed thoroughly with saliva , the sugars are digested to glycogen , which is saved in the liver and muscle tissues, thus there wont be much increase in the blood sugar levels.
Glycogen is multiple glucose molecules and they are able to supply us with energy on demand.
The more glycogen our body haves, the more healthy we are…
Banana contains a lot of Iron and other minerals like potassium , magnesium , manganese which needed to produce hemoglobin which is the main component of blood.
The FDA has accepted the fact that banana reduces high blood pressure and stroke .
Heartburn can also be reduced by taking banana.
Skin Irritation due to mosquito bites can be reduced by rubbing the peel on our skin.
The teeth can be whiten just by rubbing the banana peel .
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!’
peeling a banana the monkeys know best