Today’s health tip: Benefits of Bananas

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Bananas are rich in fiber, antioxidants and several nutrients. A medium-sized banana has about 105 calories.

It can help moderate blood sugar levels after meals and may reduce appetite by slowing stomach emptying.

They are fairly rich in fiber and resistant starch, which may feed your friendly gut bacteria and safeguard against colon cancer.

Bananas may aid weight loss because they’re low in calories and high in nutrients and fiber.

A good dietary source of potassium and magnesium two nutrients that are essential for heart health.

High in several antioxidants, which may help reduce damage from free radicals and lower your risk of some diseases.

Depending on ripeness, bananas harbor high amounts of resistant starch or pectin. Both may reduce appetite and help keep you full.

Unripe bananas are a good source of resistant starch, which may improve insulin sensitivity.

Eating a banana several times a week may reduce your risk of kidney disease by up to 50%.

It help to relieve muscle cramps caused by exercise. They also provide excellent fuel for endurance exercise.

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