The question of people today is,why is eating banana important? Or,what are the functions of banana in the body systems of humans?
Here are 5 reasons to eat banana often.
1.BANANA IS A SOURCE OF VITAMIN B6.
Banana is one of the fruits which is fortified with vitamin 6. Vitamin B6 in banana provides the human body with these health benefits;
1. produces red blood cells,
2 metabolise amino acids,
3 remove unwanted chemicals from your liver as well as your kidneys,
4 metabolise carbohydrates and fats and turn them to energy afterwards, and
5. maintain a healthy nervous system.
Also, vitamin B6 in banana is good for pregnant women, as it helps meet their body development and needs.
2. BANANA ALSO SERVE AS A SOURCE OF VITAMIN C.
Apart from the high level of vitamin B6, banana is also rich in vitamin C.The essential vitamin C in B banana provides the body with these health benefits;
1.protects the body against cell and tissue damage,
2.supports your brain by producing serotonin, a hormone that affects our sleep cycle,moods and experiences of stress and pain.
Also, vitamin C in banana helps in getting rid of scurvy.
3.BANANA REDUCES BLOOD PRESSURE.
We earlier talked about how banana is beneficial as in the producing red blood cells with the aid of vitamin B6. Another function of banana in the blood is how it is capable of reducing blood pressure. Potassium in banana with the low level of sodium reduces high blood pressure and regulate proper heartbeat as well.
4. BANANA PROVIDES THE BODY WITH ENERGY.
Banana contains three natural sugar. These are sucrose, glucose and fructose. These three nutrients fortified in banana regulate the sugar level as it provides the body with natural sugar and also boost the energy level in the body, especially in children.
5. BANANA AIDS DIGESTION
Banana contains both soluble and insoluble fibres. The role of these types of fibre is to aid easy digestion. The two types of fibre function in such a way that, the soluble fibre controls the blood sugar level and get rid of fatty substances such as cholesterol, while the insoluble fibre add softness to foods, making it easy for digestion.
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