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What are the health benefits of eating bananas

Bananas are versatile in the kitchen, delicious on their own or as additions to sandwiches, smoothies, juices or cereals. | Image courtesy: (erbs55/pixabay)

Health Benefits of Bananas: They provide a source of several essential micronutrients, which are compounds, including vitamins, that your body requires in small amounts each day. Eating a banana boosts your intake of vitamins A, C, E and K, as well as vitamins B-1, -2, -3, -5, -6 and -9. Bananas also contain small amounts of beta-carotene, which gives bananas with their yellow color and provides an additional source of vitamin A.

Bananas Contain a Number of Vitamins and Essential Minerals

Collectively, these vitamins support a number of physiological processes; vitamin A promotes healthy cellular growth; vitamins C and E serve as antioxidants that help prevent disease; vitamin K helps your body form blood clots in response to injury; and the B-vitamins support your metabolism.

Your body requires a number of essential minerals to maintain your health, and eating a banana provides your body with several of these nutrients. Bananas contain small amounts of iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, copper, selenium and fluoride.

In addition, bananas provide a significant source of potassium, a mineral required for proper nerve and muscle functioning. Each medium banana contains 422 milligrams of potassium, approximately 9 percent of the recommended daily intake for adults, according to the Linus Pauling Institute.

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(Bright Side) Healthy food isn’t always tasty. But with regards to bananas, this isn’t the case. Which is why it’s doubly pleasing to learn that they not only bring satisfaction to your taste buds but also a great many benefits to your health. This video shows why eating just two bananas a day can seriously improve your health.


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Cee Harmon is the founder of Elevate Christian Network and Elevate Your Potential Magazine. He enjoys helping people improve the quality of their lives - spirit, soul, and body.
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