Have you ever wondered what a single finger of banana can do or not do to you?
Well, the only way to know will be to find out.
Not that we are saying it cures any terminal illness or anything
Lol. Yes, some people use one ingredient to cure a 1000 ailments and we are definitely not here for that.
We just want you to know the benefits of banana.
Banana Reduces Stress
Thanks to the vitamin B6 in bananas, eating the yellow fruits can trigger the release of serotonin which makes us feel “mellower” (or at least less likely to combust).
Banana Treats Acne
It’s a practice beloved by natural living bloggers: Rub the inside of the peel on the affected area for approximately five minutes (until the peel turns brown). “Repeat this process three times a day for clearer skin in just a few days”, beauty gurus say.
Banana Keeps you full for a longer period
Why eat a 1000-calorie pack when you can indulge in a banana? The calories only total about 105, making it a great snack even before-bed.
Banana Decreases Risk of Stroke
According to a 2014 study, women who eat potassium-rich foods may be less likely to die from a stroke compared to women who don’t eat as many foods rich in this nutrient. Could a banana a day keep the doctor away?
Banana Fuels your workout
The banana provides an even healthier boost than sports drinks thanks to their antioxidants, fibre, potassium and vitamin B6. You’re one peel away from a more powerful sweat session.
Banana Eases your muscle cramps
Nobody likes being sidelined with serious pain. Incorporating potassium-rich foods (like, say, bananas) into your diet can help soothe achy muscles and maybe even prevent you from cramping up in the first place.
Banana soothes puffy eyes
Beauty experts claim that rubbing mashed banana underneath the eyes can help reduce puffiness. That’s because the potassium in bananas reportedly limits fluid retention. And hey, it’s cheaper than the stuff at all the other beauty shops.
Banana Relieves an itch
There’s nothing worse than the need to scratch especially in public. Whether you’ve got insect bites, mosquito bites or a rash, rubbing the inside of a peel directly on the site of itching offers quick relief.
Banana Beautifies your hair
We’re not saying you should ditch your blow dryer and rely on bananas for your next great hair day — but this hack might be worth a try. When mashed and applied like a conditioner, bananas also reportedly soften hair and preserve its elasticity.
Banana shines your bags or shoes
You can rub the inside of a banana peel on your leather shoes or handbag and polish with a dry cloth for a quick shine.
Trying new things really doesn’t hurt.
If you try it and you don’t like it you can always stick to your old way of doing things.
Submitted by Randy Kotey.
Randy Kotey is a Fitness and Motivation Coach. If you have any questions pertaining to health and fitness you can send him an email at email@example.com or call him on 0240564408. You can follow him on Instagram @RandyKotey