Bananas supply proper carbohydrates necessary to replace the muscle glycogen (muscle sugar) used.
High in potassium, bananas help the body’s circulatory system deliver oxygen to the brain, helping maintain regular heartbeat and proper water balance
Bananas contain vitamin B6. This vitamin regulates blood glucose levels and helps us in times of stress and helps to suppress cranky moods.
Potassium-packed fruit helps learning because it makes the pupils more alert. Students find that they have more brain power and do better in exams when they eat bananas at breakfast and lunch.
Helps smokers quit:
Bananas contain B vitamins and other minerals that lessen the effects of nicotine withdrawal both physically and psychologically.
Bananas are high in soluble fibre which helps stop constipation and helps to restore and maintain regular bowel function.
Bananas are rich in iron too and can help individuals with anaemia. Iron rich foods such as bananas help stimulate production of haemoglobin in the blood.
Bananas release a mood regulating substance called tryptophan which is converted to serotonin in the brain and thus elevates mood and makes us happier.