11 Healthy Facts About Bananas You Need to Know

Top 11 Banana Health Facts

Throughout the second quarter we have emphasized the strengths of promoting healthy lifestyles in order to increase organic banana sales. There is no doubt that organic bananas are one of the healthiest options for your consumers to enjoy. Displaying fun and useful facts will serve as a great reminder of the ways your customers can reap the benefits of bananas. Check out 11 of the best healthy facts about bananas you can share today!

  1. Bananas help overcome depression thanks to high levels of tryptophan, the natural mood-enhancer, which also helps to relieve Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  2. Protects against muscle cramps during workouts and night time leg cramps
  3. Bananas reduce swelling, protect against type II diabetes, aid weight loss, strengthen the nervous system, and help with the production of white blood cells, all due to high levels of vitamin B-6
  4. Strengthen your blood and relieve anemia with the added iron from bananas
  5. High in potassium and low in salt, bananas are officially recognized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as being able to lower blood pressure, and protect against heart attack and stroke
  6. Rich in pectin, bananas aid digestion and gently detoxify and decrease heavy metals from the body
  7. Bananas are a natural antacid, providing relief from acid reflux, heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  8. Bananas are the only raw fruit that can be consumed without distress to relieve stomach ulcers by coating the lining of the stomach against corrosive acids
  9. Eating bananas helps prevent kidney cancer, protects the eyes against macular degeneration and builds strong bones by increasing calcium absorption
  10. Bananas are high in antioxidants, which provide free radicals and protection from chronic disease
  11. Quitting smoking? Bananas contain high levels of B-vitamins, potassium, and magnesium, all of which help to accelerate the body’s recovery from withdrawal effects

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Source: Natural News

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