Bananas Are Health Food
“Banana is the only complete food. It has sufficient potassium to keep the
A professor at CCNY for a physiological psych class told his class about bananas. He said the expression "going bananas" is from the effects of bananas on the brain. Read on.
Never, put a banana in the refrigerator!
After reading this, you'll never look at another banana in the same way.
contain three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose combined
with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost
of energy. See the dangers of highly processed High-Fructose
Corn Syrup and Corn
Sugar. See Sugar Is A Four Letter Word.
According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst people suffering
from depression, many felt much better after eating a banana. This
is because bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that the
body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your
mood and generally make you feel happier.
POWER: 200 students at a Twickenham, Middlesex school in England were
helped through their exams this year by eating bananas at breakfast,
break, and lunch in a bid to boost their brain power. Research has
shown that the potassium-packed fruit can assist learning by making
pupils more alert.
SICKNESS: Snacking on bananas between meals helps to keep blood sugar
levels up and avoid morning sickness.
AT WORK: Studies at the Institute of Psychology in Austria found pressure
at work leads to gorging on comfort food like chocolate and chips.
Looking at 5,000 hospital patients, researchers found the most obese
were more likely to be in high-pressure jobs. The report concluded
that, to avoid panic-induced food cravings, we need to control our
blood sugar levels by snacking on high carbohydrate foods every two
hours to keep levels steady.
AFFECTIVE DISORDER (S.A.D.) (:-(
So, a banana really is a natural remedy for many ills. When you compare it to an apple, it has four times the protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and twice the other vitamins and minerals. It is also rich in potassium and is one of the best value foods around. So maybe its time to change that well-known phrase so that we now say, "A banana a day keeps the doctor away!"
Bananas must be the reason monkeys are so happy all the time!
Now you know!
PS: You want a quick shine on your shoes? Take the INSIDE of the banana skin, and rub directly on your shoes...then polish with a dry cloth. What an amazing fruit!
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