The Benefits of Eating Black-Spotted Bananas
Eating bananas are very beneficial – they are full of potassium, and they taste delicious. But eating back-spotted bananas have more benefits, Southlands Sun reports. The riper the fruit, the better. Let your bananas ripen until black spots appear to enjoy even more health benefits. According to sun-gazing.com, ripened or black-spotted bananas have the following health benefits:
1. Lowers Blood Pressure and Protects Against Stroke and Heart Attacks
This occurs due to the low amounts of sodium and high levels of potassium.
2. Increases Energy
Two ripened, calorie-dense bananas boosts energy levels for several hours, as they are packed with low-glycemic carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. Its potassium helps to increase stamina by preventing muscle cramps.
3. Relief from Heartburn
Ripened bananas are a fantastic “antacid”. Their smooth texture lines the stomach walls, protecting it from harmful acids and irritation.
4. Relieves Depression
High levels of Tryptophan found in ripened bananas boost serotonin levels, which improves mood.
5. Soothes Anxiety / Irritability
Richness in B vitamins helps to calm nerves.
Original article by The Citizen.