In addition to tasting good, bananas offer many other benefits. These suggestions may all not seem appetizing, but they do work. For instance, you can make a banana hair mask to give you gorgeous hair, because they are packed with nutrients that your hair needs to be healthy, such as B-vitamins and folate. Mix a banana, whole milk, and honey. After blending the ingredients, put it on your hair and keep it for about 20 minutes. You can also drink the rest of the unused mixture.
You can tenderize a meat dish by cooking it with a banana.
To make your face glow, mash a banana and apply it to your face.
Sit with it on for 15 minutes then wash it off with cool water.
Bananas are natural skin lighteners because they have Vitamin A
that erases discoloration and Vitamin E that provides protection
against free radicals.
Bananas are a natural source of probiotics, because they contain
fructooligosaccharides that encourage healthy bacteria to
flourish. Probiotics are essential, because they balance the
bacteria in your gut, which prevents the overgrowth of unhealthy
bacteria that leads to inflammation. They are also good to
Bananas are rich in potassium, which is good for lowering blood
pressure and helps to decrease stress levels and boost mental
performance. A banana regulates stress hormones such as cortisol
in the body.
Bananas can help you lose weight because they are a great
substitute for high-calorie snacks. They are sweet and will
satisfy sugar cravings without the calories. Also, they rev up
the metabolic rate because they contain chromium, a mineral that
helps burn more calories. One medium-sized banana contains 105
Bananas are high in Vitamin C, which makes muscles, ligaments,
and tendons strong. They boost energy and make a good
If you have cracked heels, banana can help to smooth your skin
because it has moisturizing properties. Mash up the pulp of one
banana and apply it to your dry feet and relax, then wash with
Bananas are a good source of tryptophan, an amino acid that
contributes to the production of serotonin in the brain. This
hormone is a natural sedative. Eat a banana about an hour or so
before bedtime so that your body can digest it and allow the
tryptophan to work.
Bananas can fight and prevent headaches and migraines, because
they are a good source of magnesium. The next time you feel a
headache coming on, reach for a banana. Of course, Homer has
his own idea for how to eat a banana.