Do you know this noble fruit is a treasure house in disguise? If you hate this ubiquitous fruit for some or the other weird reason your opinion is going to change after you read this article.
Portable and easy to carry, the banana is blessed with zillions of benefits from fighting depression, to gaining strength and from curing hangovers to easing the itch of a mosquito bite.
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If this gamut does not inspire you, then we know these powerful reasons surely will:
Consume two bananas before a workout to muster a high dosage of energy and maintain a healthy blood sugar level. Remember how our awesome tennis athletes bite into small bits of bananas between breaks. This is the reason why.
A Remedy for cramps
Post workout muscle cramps and midnight leg cramps making you uncomfortable, have a banana and make this history.
Bananas are super effective in soothing the digestive tract and providing instant relief from acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Fed up of that untimely and oh so irritating acne? Rub the freshly peeled inside of the banana skin on the affected area and wash off after some time and see how your skin starts feeling fresh and clear in the days ahead.
Banana is a happy fruit. What does that mean? Well, it is a great source of amino acid tryptophan which our body converts into serotonin. A balanced level of serotonin improves our mood, brings down stress levels, improves happiness levels thereby improving overall outlook towards life.
Beat the hangover
With the Christmas and New Year celebrations just over the horizon, keep this tip handy. Bananas are a great food item to curb hangovers. Make a healthy, welcoming recovery drink by blending together some bananas, milk and some deliciously tasting berries. You are ready to beat a throbbing headache after a long fun-filled night.
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On a difficult diet plan and still getting that undesirable craving to eat something sweet? Relax and be strong by biting into a banana. What a healthy way to address a craving and that too at zero percent guilt!
Dragging yourself through one of those days when the mind is wandering to wonderland. Eat a banana, my friend. The high level of potassium in this fruit will make you stay alert and think clearly. Now you know how to increase your concentration, just one day before that God forbidden exam.
Shine as new
Are your leather shoes and leather bags looking dull and devoid of life? Rub the inside of a banana peel on them and they are sure to shine as new.
We women are generally victims to anemia. Not any more, have a banana a day and strengthen your blood, thanks to the increased level of iron content in bananas.
Fight aging in the most natural way. Eat a banana and keep those wrinkles at bay.
Tone yourself up!
Blend a banana in a glass of skimmed milk to reduce weight and look toned and in good shape.
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So how do eat this wonderful fruit? Get experimental, there are millions of ways. Mix it with your delicious smoothies, yogurt, and milkshakes. Make a healthy banana walnut tea cake or breakfast snacks to garner maximum benefit.