IBS Vs. Bananas: A Good Treatment Option
Banana has been known to be a fruit that can give a lot of energy to the body. The main reason why energy comes to the mind of most people every time they see a banana is because they can usually see it eaten by tri-athletes before or during their respective race events.
Well, it is a known fact that it contains three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose – combined with fiber. The sugars give us the instant and sustainable energy. The sugars found in the banana are not just ordinary sugars for they can give enough energy and they are enough to sustain a person doing a workout for over 90 minutes. However, there are also people who suffer from IBS, and in that case, they really wanted to have insoluble fiber. Another good thing about a person who has abundant amount of insoluble fibers is that, they can easily relieved from constipation without the use of laxatives. So keep a banana or two in your daily diet. It is really important to consider banana in our daily diet because apart from the energy that it gives through its natural sugars, it also contains 16% of fiber, 15% of vitamin C and 11% of potassium which are badly needed by our body in order to achieve good health. Another unique thing about bananas is that, it can really not only in IBS constipation, but also in diarrhea. A few (no more than 2) large bananas a day provide the fiber to promote bowel movement. It is also advisable to eat more bananas in one day especially if you suffer from diarrhea. Bananas have other benefits as well.
In the foundation of blood, it has been known that the production of hemoglobin is badly needed, and researchers have found that bananas are high in iron which can be very helpful in the production of hemoglobin, simply saying, if you happen to be one of those people who suffer from anemia, then it is really good for you to eat bananas as much as you can. Eating bananas for women especially during their menstruation period is also very important.
For high blood pressure and stroke sufferers, bananas are high in potassium but low in salt. Research, has shown that potassium reduces blood pressure. Eat bananas in order to prevent stroke.