12 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Bananas


Even if you are not a cute yellow Minion, bananas should be at the top of your “Favorite fruits list” because it’s yummy and has innumerable benefits! This long yellow (or green or red) fruit that brings the lush green image of a tropical forest into your mind has amazing abilities including reducing your weight and fighting depression. So, go on and check out the below list to be enthralled by the marvelous powers of BANANA (In a Minion voice)!

1. Having high potassium content and low salt content, bananas have been officially declared to cause a reduction in your blood pressure and protect you from those heart attacks and strokes.

2. With a high level of tryptophan, which becomes serotonin that produces happiness in your brain, bananas are an excellent cure for keeping down depression.

3. They help against muscle cramps and gives you stronger bones. Calcium FTW!

4. With high vitamin B-6 contents, they have a myriad of benefits including weight loss, WBC production, preventing Type II diabetes, keeping down swellings, etc.

5. They help in digestion and getting rid of toxins from your body.

6. When you have an itchy bug bite, rub the inside of a banana peel for relief.

7. They are good between-meals snacks that keep your blood sugar level stable.

8. Bananas help you during PMS by causing stress-relief.

9. If you are turning to healthy ways and saying no to your regular smoke, bananas will help you fight your withdrawal symptoms better due to its potassium, magnesium and various vitamin contents.

10. Want to get rid of a wart? Tape the inside of a banana peel on the wart.

11. Bananas help you during exams by making you more alert and in turn, smarter!

12. They are quite efficient in making your shoes or handbags shine if you rub with the inside of the peel and then clean up with a cloth piece.

Now you know which smoothie to be drinking tonight!

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