Importance of well balance diet:

All food contains all of the nutrients we need to be healthy, it is necessary to eat various foods in sufficient amounts. A good diet will include many different foods, and sufficient in quantity and quality to meet an individual’s need for food energy and other micro nutrients.

By eating banana you will have the following benefits.

BANANAS

Typical serving size:

1 banana (4 oz to 114 g)

HOW THEY HARM

  • Allergies

    WHAT THEY HEAL

  • Stress, anxiety, and depression
  • High blood pressure
  • Blood sugar swings
  • Muscles, Teething pain
  • Sleeplessness The banana is food genius
    It comes in its own sealed, portable container and is one of the healthiest foods on the planet
    One banana has about 100 calories, is loaded with potassium (400 mg) and fiber (3 g) while containing no fat
    The very popular yellow banana of Cavendish is the banana we see in grocery stores
    Plantains, finger bananas, and red bananas are also popular

    Health Benefits

    Reduces stress, anxiety, and depression
    Bananas contain tryptophan and 30% of your day’s vitamin B6, which helps the brain produce mellowing serotonin
    Tryptophan and B6 will help you get through the day with less stress
    Tryptophan also helps to relieve depression and anxiety
    Controls high blood pressure
    The potassium in bananas helps to keep your blood pressure levels down
    Keeps blood sugar levels steady
    The vitamin B6 in bananas helps even out blood sugar levels, helping you to avoid blood-glucose highs and lows
    Boosts your workouts
    The natural sugars in bananas give you long-lasting energy, while the potassium helps keep you alert and prevent muscle fatigue
    Eases teething pain
    Offer your baby a frozen banana (peeled, of course)
    The banana thaws quickly as your baby chews on it, and the cool fruit soothes the gums
    Combats sleeplessness
    Tryptophan, the same amino acid that eases stress, can also help induce sleepiness
    Have one before bed for better shut-eye

    Health Risks

    Allergic reaction. If you are latex-sensitive, bananas may also trigger an allergic reaction

    Allergies

  • Puree frozen ripe slices in a food processor or blender for instant ice cream
  • Mash and stir into whole wheat pancake batter
  • Fry slightly underripe quarters in oil and cumin as a side dish for pork chops

    Buying Tips

  • Avoid bananas with brown spots that seem very soft
  • Choose fruit that is firm and free of bruises
    Most have a soft texture when ripe
    Best eating quality has been reached when the solid yellow skin color is speckled with brown
  • Bananas with green tips or with practically no yellow color have not developed their full flavor
  • Bananas are overripe when they have a strong odor

    Storing Tips

  • To further ripen bananas, leave at room temperature for a couple of days
  • Once ripe, you can store them in the refrigerator for 3 to 5 days
    The peel may turn brown in the refrigerator, but the fruit will not change