Banana is a fruit which is still very casually consumed for its taste, texture and a feeling of fullness unlike other fruits which are eaten due to their much known health benefits. Banana’s health benefits make bananas one of the most nutritious fruits in the world, and the fact that pleasant taste of bananas all the more popular.
Banana contains tryptophan. Tryptophan is one of the 10 essential amino acids that is vital for protein synthesis. It plays a vital role in the body to produce serotonin, which has a calming effect to the brain and creates a stable mood. This promotes a good effect for relaxation, restfulness, and sleep.
People suffering from depression, feel much better after eating a banana. Bananas contain Tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin which helps the body to relax, improve mood and generally make happier. Bananas are also helpful in reducing stress levels.
Cut Down Risk of Stroke
Eating three bananas a day cuts risk for stroke by 21 per cent. What is in a banana? The miracle ingredient is potassium, which reduces blood pressure, thus combating a leading cause of stroke.
Helps To Lower Cholesterol
Pectin, a soluble fiber in banana facilitates reduction of Cholesterol levels. Four main water-soluble fibers such as pectin, psyllium, guar gum and beta-glucan effectively lower LDL Cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol) without causing any kind of disturbance to HDL cholesterol.
Prevent Morning Sickness
Bananas help in keeping blood sugar levels up. Hence, snacking on bananas, between meals at regular intervals, prevent morning sickness. Besides, their calming properties help combat morning sickness.