The banana

All about banana

Description, nutritional benefits and cosmetic virtues of the banana

The banana tree is not a tree but a giant herb, native of the Southeast Asia, a vast region extending from the Northeast of extremely north India to Australia.

It is said that its name comes from Arabic that means finger.

The banana is nourishing, does not make get fat, and can be eaten at any time of the day because it is easily digestible.

A banana contains 23 % of carbohydrates for 0.2 % of fat. Its rate of cholesterol is 0.00 %.

Among all the fruits known today, the banana contains most proteins. Then comes sugars, a ripe banana gives energy and is advised for those who practise endurance sports.

Besides, it contains magnesium, selenium, iron and many sorts of vitamins.

The high iron ratio of bananas can stimulate the production of haemoglobin in the blood and so help in anaemia cases.

This tropical fruit is extremely rich in potassium and nevertheless low in salt, that makes it the perfect weapon to fight high blood pressure.

The high fibers’ ratio of bananas can help to restore digestion.

Bananas are rich in potassium, that is an essential mineral element that normalizes heartbeat and the arterial pressure.

But the banana also has virtues less known as its soothing property on the skin during insects bites or irritations, by rubbing or putting the inside part of its skin is on the affected zone.

Many other peoples see bananas as a cooling fruit that helps to lower physical and emotional temperature of pregnant women.

Also, beneficial for hair, it feeds it without making them greasy. It would seem that it’s ideal for the curly hair; by structuring the curls.

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