Have you ever wondered how good are bananas for you and how many different and unusual uses they can have? From serving as a great snack food for your untimely hunger pangs to treating dry skin and dull hair, banana does it all. It is one of the most versatile fruits, which is packed with nutrients that are essential for our body. Besides this, adding bananas to your daily diet can give an array of benefits for your body.
Ahead are 10 banana juice health benefits for better health and to improve the way you look and feel. I can surely say that you’ll never look at a banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet.
Bananas are rich in vitamins such as B3, B5, B6 and vitamin C. Due to the presence of these vitamins, drinking banana juice increases the immunity in the body. These vitamins also aid various benefits to the nervous system.
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- Rich in fibers:
Bananas are rich in fiber that increases the digestion of the food particles in the digestive track of the body. A single banana is said to contain 10% of dietary fiber in it.
- Rich in magnesium and potassium:
Bananas are also rich in minerals such as magnesium and potassium. Magnesium increases the process of calcium absorption in the body and also increases the production of insulin. The potassium present in banana reduces the hypertension and heart disease.
Banana Juice Benefits:
1. Better Digestion:
As bananas contain high fiber they help in the movement of the food in the digestive track which contributes to better digestion. Fibers also have the capacity to absorb water this softens the stool and prevents constipation.
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2. Best Diet Supplements:
Banana juice is considered an excellent diet supplement as it is rich in fiber, potassium, manganese and various vitamins. Banana juice plays an important role in a diet program, it can be used for both weight loss and weight gain by the different ways of preparation. It can also be called as a “perfect fiber supplement” due to its rich fiber content.
3. Stress Regulator:
Banana juice is rich in tryptophan which stimulates the body in production of serotonin which in turn is responsible to calm down a person’s mood. Drinking banana juice regularly can calm down the nerves system of a person undergoing stress.
Banana contains three natural sugars such as glucose, fructose and glucose. These sugars can provide an instant boost in the energy level. Consuming two full bananas can provide you enough energy before a 90 minutes work out this is the reason why athletes prefer to have banana before their athletic practices or before running a race.
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5. Brain Power:
Researchers have proved that consuming banana for breakfast by young ones can boost up their memory power. The reason for this is the potassium present in banana alerts the pupil which is related to the grasping power of the brain.
6. Rich in Antioxidants:
Banana juice is a rich source of antioxidants that helps to prevent chronic disorder by producing more free radicals in the body. Also, being rich in potassium it aids heart health.
Other Benefits of Banana Juice:
Consuming banana juice regularly can aid to various heart health like curing of stomach ulcer and reducing the side effects of smoking as banana has a greater healing power. Researchers have also proved that drinking banana juice can prevent and cure kidney cancer.
For all these reasons banana juice can be called as an ideal drink with various natural remedies to cure illness.
Here are simple steps of how to prepare a delicious banana juice:
Ingredients: 2 chopped bananas, 120 ml milk, 2 tsp honey
- Add 120 ml milk, 2 chopped bananas and 2 tsp of honey to the blender
- Blend these ingredients for 45 to 60 secs.
- Add a drop of vanilla essence or cardamom to this mixture while blending for better taste.
This banana juice can be served as a breakfast or an energy drink before workout.
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Now you know why monkeys are so happy. How would you like to eat your bananas? Alone or blended up in a smoothie? It will be interesting to hear any ideas or suggestions you might have for more beneficial ways to enjoy bananas. So what are you waiting for? Grab a banana!
Nithila AP Yadav
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