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Amazing Health Benefits of Bananas

Health benefits of bananas at a quick glance.

  • LOWERS BLOOD PRESSURE
  • HEART HEALTH
  • ANTI-CANCER
  • DIGESTIVE HEALTH

Bananas are high in potassium, a mineral and electrolyte important for proper muscle function and digestion. Potassium helps to balance the effects of sodium on the body which is important for regulating blood pressure and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke.

A study conducted by the American Heart Association found:

“postmenopausal women who eat foods higher in potassium are less likely to have strokes and die than women who eat less potassium-rich foods.”

Did you know that bananas contain prebiotics that feed the good bacteria necessary to maintain a healthy gut which is important for optimal immune health?

Banana-Almond-SmoothieThe fiber and potassium in bananas promote healthy bowel function which is important for nutrient absorption. They can also calm digestive disturbances such a diarrhea, as well as restore electrolyte balance when necessary.

Riper bananas are easier to digest than those that are green. Additionally, the riper bananas have a higher antioxidant content so may be more protective against cancer and heart disease.

Recipes that include bananas:

Be sure to try our Banana Almond Smoothie after your next workout or for a sweet pick me up!

is a board-certified Chiropractic Physician and Life Coach who also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology, and a minor in Medical Research. She is a life-long athlete who after curing herself 100% naturally from MS and anxiety, became an avid nutrition health researcher/promoter.

She has been featured in many Health magazines and has been a guest on radio talk shows in the USA, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia. She is the author of Health Freedom Revolution: Exposing the Lies, Deceit and Greed of the Medical Profession, Founder of Online Holistic Health, and a contributing writer for other popular informative health website/blogs.

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