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A Banana a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Why not? When you compare a banana to an apple, it has four times the protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and twice the other vitamins and minerals.

Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.  It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions, making it a must to add to our daily diet.

Bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to treat depression, make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel happier.

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Posted by on 03/26/2011 in Blogs


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