Eating three bananas, cuts your risk of a stroke or heart attack, scientists say.
It is recommended to eat one at breakfast, one at lunch and the last one in the evening. Three bananas per day will give you enough potassium and will reduce the risk of blood clot in the brain. The potassium levels are the ones who actually can prevent and reduce these kinds of illnesses. Other foods like fish, spinach, lentils have also large amounts of it and can be helpful.
According to the researchers, we should intake 1,600 mg potassium every day to lower stroke risk. One banana contains around 500 mg of potassium and that’s why three bananas will help you incorporate the recommended dose into your body.
The single biggest risk factor for stroke is high blood pressure and the potassium could help to lower it.
High blood pressure is the single biggest risk factor for stroke and past research has indicated that potassium could help to lower blood pressure.
Nutritional benefits of banana
Despite the big level of potassium, the bananas are good sources of vitamin B6, vitamin C, manganese, biotin, and dietary fiber. That’s why eating bananas can help to properly regulate the digestive system.
Banana with average size contains approximately 108 calories, little cholesterol, fat, or sodium. All of them can contribute to weight gain!
Probably you know that consuming bananas will give us an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. This is the reason why banana is the number one fruit for the world’s leading athletes.
Some research even shows that consuming three bananas can give you enough energy to complete an intense 90-minute workout.
3 bananas per day will help you to
- Reduces the risk of heart attacks and strokes
- Fights stress
- Boosts bone mass
- Reduces depression
- Regulates blood pressure
- Treats constipation
- Cures hangovers
Tip: We suggest you to eat a ripe banana, because is eight times more effective than a fresh banana is.