Do You Know of a Banana and its Fibre Content?

We all have the following questions with us every single day:

  1. What does a banana have?
  2. Is a banana good for me every day?
  3. Is a banana good for me or not?
  4. Is banana good for my heart?
  5. When is it right to eat a banana?

Bananas can provide nearly 10 percent of your daily fibre requirement. Vitamin B6 can also help protect against type 2 diabetes and aid in weight loss. Bananas are also a good source of potassium, Vitamin C and carbohydrate. Since they have a lower water content than most fruit, bananas typically have more calories as well as a higher sugar content compared to other non-tropical fruits.


To ulcers patients bananas contain anti-bacterial properties that help in reducing inflammation, strengthen the digestive lining and negate the acidic effect of gastric juices.

In addition, bananas are a great weight loss food because they taste sweet and are filing, which help curb cravings.

Bananas act as an anti-depressant. It has vitamin B9 which helps serotonin enter your brain faster; become stronger because of the magnesium. This helps with protein synthesis, increases lean muscles mass, reduces bloat to women who eat a banana twice daily, hence, reduce their belly bloat by fifty percent and they also have norepinephrine, which regulates our ‘fight-or-flight response,’ which helps to regulate stress.


In addition, bananas are a great deal to men too since, it’s a superfood which is known to improve sexual function and performance. They are high in bromelain and vitamin B both which have shown to be potent sexual hormone regulators that can increase sexual desire, sexual function and overall virility.


There is no right time to eat a fruit. Though, they are best eaten before meals. This will help you to eat less which will keep your weight in check. If, however, you’re diabetic, you need to watch your carbs and calories intake.



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