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Health benefits of Banana and its link with Banana Color

We all like delicious taste of banana. There are so many health benefits of Banana because it is full of minerals, vitamins, and nutrients.

Nutritional profile of Banana

  1. Potassium: 450 mg
  2. Magnesium: 34 mg
  3. Folate : 25.0 mg
  4. Vitamin C: 9 mg
  5. Dietary Fiber: 3g
  6. Protein :1g
  7. Niacin: 0.8 mg
  8. Vitamin A: 81 IU
  9. Vitamin B6 : 0.5 mg
  10. Iron: 0.3 mg
  11. Manganese: 0.3 mg
  12. Riboflavin: 0.1 mg

They come in different colors. Every color is linked to different health benefits Banana.

Following are the health benefits of banana linked to each color.

Green Banana: Green banana helps to to control blood sugar levels. It has low glycemic index.

Yellow banana: It is easy to digest and is full of antioxidants that support health and prevent various health issues.

Spotted banana: It is high in antioxidants and helps to prevent free radical damage thus preventing cancer and break down of abnormal cells in the body.

Brown banana: Brwon Banana is higher in sugar and  abundant in tryptophan.Tryptophan lowers stress and treats anxiety.

Health benefits of banana

  1. Control blood sugar levels
  2. helps in treatment of acid reflux and heartburn.
  3. Protects eyes against macular degeneration
  4. Prevents muscle cramps
  5. Strengthens the bones
  6. Prevents type II diabetes
  7. Helps in digestion
  8. Stimulates the growth of friendly bacteria.
  9. Treats constipation and diarrhea
  10. Treats anemia
  11. Helps in weight loss
  12. Prevents free radical damage

How many bananas you eat everyday?

Be happy, healthy and strong!

Sarah

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