The Power of Banana
As a quick source of carbohydrate and the favorite snack for athletes, a banana gives a sustained and substantial boots of energy.
Scientist confirm that banana have an enormous antioxidant power. It reduces the possibility of LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) and the oxidant stress in the blood. Oxidized LDL creates a formation of plaques which lead to heart disease, so anything that reduces this risk is great news.
This fruit is the best source of vitamin B6. One medium sized banana provides around a quarter of your daily needs, while one big banana provides nearly half of your daily needs. This vitamin helps with the production of neurotransmitters, including serotonin and gamma. The banana is also a great source of B group vitamins folate, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, niacin and a wonderful source of vitamin C.
The lectins in the bananas are truly helpful in the treatment of cancer. Plant lectins enter the blood stream intact, since they are known to resist digestion. They affect the growth and proliferation of cancer cells. So they can eventually kill the cancer cells.
A truly satisfying snack with a high satiety index. Imagine eating a medium sized serve of fries. Not satisfied right? Now imagine eating four bananas at once. You may find that you fell satisfied easily (probably finish only one or two bananas). Four bananas have the same number of kilojoules as a medium fries, but they are much more filling. A healthy lifestyle involves many choices, but you must include a variety of fruits and vegetables, and go easy on the fatty foods. It is almost impossible to get fat on a banana, since there is no fat in a banana.