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11 banana health benefits you might not know about

How can something so delicious be good for you> in fact, a banana’s health benefits are so impressive, we’re sure they’ll be your go=to food. Plus, get delicious, healthy banana recipes too…

Americans eat more bananas each year than any other fresh fruit, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

No wonder. They’re easy to grab and to when you’re in a hurry –and you can stash them in your purse or briefcase.

But besides being convenient, bananas are healthy for you. Read on for 11 surprising banana health benefits.

Banana health benefits far outweigh those of an apple. That’s because they have may more vitamins and nutrients than their round counterparts.

Bananas have twice as many carbohydrates, 5 times as much Vitamin A and iron, and 3 times as much phosphorus as apples. Bananas area also rich in potassium, giber and natural sugars.

The vitamin C, potassium and other vitamins and minerals bananas contain help in maintain overall good health.

Because the fruit’s sugar content is balanced with fiber, it helps maintain a healthy blood glucose level. Even people with diabetes can enjoy a banana, according to the American Diabetes Association.

This wealth of nutrients makes bananas a “superfood” that should be an integral part of your healthy daily regimen

Two bananas provide enough calories for a 1-1/2 hour workout or walk. Bananas also are an ideal pick-me-up. When you feel tired and sluggish in the afternoon don’t go for coffee or a sugary snack, gra a banana instead.

Your energy level will last longer and you won’t suffer the dramatic crash caused by caffeine or cake.

Because they are rich n potassium, bananas help the body’s circulatory system deliver oxygen to the brain

This also helps the body maintain a regular heartbeat, lower blood pressure and proper balance of water in the body according to the National Institutes of Health.


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