Are Bananas Healthy?

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Are Bananas Healthy? Perhaps one of the most popular or even most popular foods around the world in at least some areas is the banana. Certainly they appear a frequent food of choice for a quick boost of energy such as for sportsmen about to do a workout or those taking an exam etc.. In terms of how they can be beneficial to health, they contain vitamin B6 and also moderate quantities of vitamin C, as well as manganese and potassium in addition. It has been said that equally with other fruits and also vegetables, that eating bananas can be connected with a lower risk of colorectal cancer and also for women breast cancer and in addition renal cell carcinoma.

As a natural health remedy, in India juice is taken from the corn and is then used as a natural remedy for jaundice (sometimes using honey) and also kidney stones. It is stated that those with a latex allergy might have a negative reaction to the banana fruit. Looking at the specific nutritional attributes of the fruit for 100g, at a RDA level, we can see that it would provide 0.3g of manganese (14%) and also various other constituents such as phosphorus, magnesium and zinc. In addition, it has a variety of B vitamins including 1, 2, 3, 5, 9 and especially 6 at 0.4 mg which would be 31% of the RDA. As regards the protein level which bananas are well know for, this is 1.09g.

Continuing to look at the topic of ¬†“are bananas healthy?”, being so well liked, bananas can also be cooked, however, it should be noted that some of the nutritional features of it will be reduced. Similar to oranges which can be easily peeled bananas can be quite a portable food although of course, they can be more easily damaged maybe. It should be noted that bananas can also be quite high in sugar and this could be an issue for those whose health might be more susceptible to that issue.

(reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana)

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