Time to think of some good fruit to celebrate spring!
Everyone's activity level will increase and so will the need for potassium for extra energy.
For your brain: Bananas provide Tryptophan, a type of protein the body converts into serotonin. Assists in relaxation. Improves your mood and increases happiness.
Because it also contains Vitamin B6, it regulates blood glucose which then calms the nervous system. It increases alertness.
For your heart and blood: The fruit is known to work to reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.
The vital mineral potassium helps normalize your heartbeat, sends oxygen to your brain and regulates your body's water balance. Bananas also stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood and has been known to help with anemia.
For stress, weight, smoking habits: Bananas contain a rich source of Vitamin B, magnesium, potassium and three natural sugars to balance the glycemic index. Its a perfect way to sooth your nervous system, reduce irritability and curb impulsive behaviors. Odd fact: the greener the banana, the lower the gycemic index.
For your digestive system: Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body. Those with consitipation, find that it can restore normal bowel action.
The little yellow banana can give you the needed instant and sustainable boost of energy for just about any activity.
If you choose to not eat bananas--choose a good nutritional supplement.