Why Men Need Bananas In Their Diet

August 13, 2019
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With the rate at which most men are so keen on staying fit, it is rather surprising that the study shows they pay less attention to fruits.

One of the many important fruits men need in their regular diet which plays a vital role in any fitness routine is Bananas. It is rich in nutrients- vitamins (A, C, and B6), Minerals (Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, Riboflavin, Niacin, Thiamine, and Iron), Proteins, Carbohydrates, Fibers.

Below are some of its extraordinary benefits to the body:

Heart and Nerves

High potassium contents in bananas can nourish the heart and nervous system. It helps with muscle contraction. Therefore, bananas are good for the heart, digestive system, and other muscle movements. This is why bananas are recommended to be eaten before and after exercise.

Blood and Immune System

The high content of Vitamin B6 supplies blood haemoglobin and maintains healthy blood sugar levels by turning carbohydrates into glucose. It also helps the body to produce antibodies that are effectively used by the immune system to fight disease.

 Good Mood Enhancer

Bananas contain an amino acid called tryptophan, which is converted into serotonin in the body. It keeps the moods positive, helps to fight depression.

Also, one banana contains about 400 milligrams of potassium; therefore eating one in a day can help you stay healthy during times of stress.

Weight

Fibre can help to maintain the bowel movements regularly, and bananas provide 12 per cent of the fiber needed in a day. It also helps you to feel satiated longer after eating, reducing the possibility of overeating so that your body weight can be maintained.

The medical information provided in this article is provided as an information resource only. This information does not create any patient-physician relationship and should not be used as a substitute for professional diagnosis and treatment.

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