(ORDO NEWS) — Bananas are among the healthiest fruits. They are not only quite nutritious, but also incredibly healthy, tasty.
Bananas contain a huge amount of very important nutrients. Why and in what quantities you can eat bananas, says a doctor from the USA, Lucia Garcia.
The doctor said that the composition contains a huge amount of tryptophan. In the body, it gradually turns into serotonin. This substance is able to enhance the feeling of joy, as well as well-being. People start to sleep better due to this. Also in the composition of fruits there is a lot of pantothenic acid.
In the human body, it plays the role of a hormone of happiness. With the help of this substance, it is possible to easily relieve stress, and at the same time a person feels much better. It is for this reason that bananas are considered “lucky fruits” in many countries.
The specialist also notes that the average banana contains about 14 grams of sugar, 6 grams of starch. Despite this, fruits have a very low glycemic index. If you eat bananas in moderation, they will not lead to an increase in blood glucose levels.
A huge benefit of bananas is that they contain a lot of dietary fiber. A medium-sized fruit contains approximately 3 grams of dietary fiber. They have a positive effect on the work of the gastrointestinal tract, accelerate peristalsis, and also help to remove toxins from the body in a short period of time.
A feature of bananas is the content of high levels of potassium and magnesium, which play an incredibly important role in the body.
One fruit can have up to 420 mg of potassium, as well as 32 mg of magnesium. In addition, they contain flavonoids, which are considered excellent antioxidants that can positively affect the immune system and significantly slow down the aging process.
The doctor added that regular consumption of 2-3 bananas will replenish the reserves of nutrients and at the same time the person will not gain extra pounds.
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