Friday, September 17, 2010

Banana Peeled Off

Nutrition Facts and Information about Banana: Banana is rich in potassium. It also contains other minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium and phosphorus in large quantities. It is also rich in fibers making it a useful laxative and good for easing constipation.
Vitamin Content of Banana: Banana is rich in vitamin C. It also contains other vitamins such vitamin A, and Vitamin B, especially folate.
Calorie Content of Banana: Banana contains about 90 to 93 calories per 100 g. This energy is easily absorbed by the body and hence eating 3-4 bananas daily, especially with milk, is often recommended to gain weight. At the same time, banana is useful for loosing weight. Since it has only 90 calories per 100 g (butter has about 700 calories per 100 g), banana reduces your calorie intake and thus helps in weight loss. Overweight people, should of course, stop eating banana chips to lose weight.
Health Benefits of Banana: The nutritional value of banana makes it useful for weight gain as well as weight loss, constipation, bowel problems, anemia, blood pressure, heart problems, ulcers, brain stimulation, depression, nervous disorders, stress, morning sickness, menstruation, etc.

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