The morning banana diet was developed in Japan in 2008 and was a method of weight loss that became popular in a short time, because it is easy to perform and very effective.
Bananas rich in vitamins, minerals and other unique substances. They are excellent sources of vitamins A, E, B6, manganese and copper, and contain several antioxidants that slow down the aging process in the body.
The banana is a fruit rich in potassium, magnesium and many other vitamins and minerals. It is also excellent for improving digestion.
Also, a source of tryptophan, it helps to improve the sense of humor, PMS, and on top of that, it helps to lose weight.
According to those responsible for this method to lose weight, the morning banana diet, will help you lose up to 8 kg in a month. Obviously, you have to follow it as recommended.
THE MORNING BANANA DIET
- Have a glass of warm water [or room temperature] for breakfast
- A banana
Depending on its creators, once the banana is combined with water, a kind of ‘gel’ is formed, which fills the stomach automatically increasing satiety for much longer.
- You must not eat any other food until lunchtime. At the snack, you can eat whatever you want, except desserts or very caloric and fatty foods. It is more advisable to eat steamed vegetables, for example.
- You should have dinner at 8 pm maximum without eating anything else before going to sleep.
1- Bananas protect the heart
Potassium helps our muscles work. Including the most important muscle of the human body — the heart muscle, for which it is indispensable. Without this element, internal secretion glands, capillaries, vessels, nerve cells, brain, kidney and liver cannot function properly.
Bananas are an excellent source of tryptophanic amino acid, which the body turns into a neurotransmitter of serotonin, increasing our mood. If you eat bananas daily, you can reduce irritability, get rid of sadness.
This sweet fruit effectively helps eliminate the symptoms of heartburn, absorbs well and acts by wrapping the walls of the stomach.
4- Blood pressure
Bananas are a very rich source of potassium, a key ingredient that helps maintain normal blood pressure and heart function.
5- Weight loss
One banana weighing 100 grams contains about 89 calories. If you replace breakfast with a banana or eat it in combination with oatmeal, you will be able to stay saturated for a long time, and the resulting carbohydrates will not go to the detriment of the body.
6- Brain function
It is recommended that bananas be included in the diet of all mentally active students and schoolchildren, bananas stimulate the brain and relieve the symptoms of anxiety, which often prevent them from making a decision.
Nobody wants to admit they have a problem going to the bathroom. Before you try laxatives or fiber-rich supplements, try bananas. They have a very high fibre content and are sure to help regulate your bowel movements when you need them.
8- Sexual energy
The bananas are a great aphrodisiac. The vitamin B6, rich in this sweet fruit, potassium and magnesium is extremely important for the formation of hormones responsible for sexual desire. Bananas also help to feel happy and relax. It is good for both women and men!
Bananas are capable of lowering body temperature. Try eating one in the middle of hot summer days next time you’re lying in bed with a fever. Of course, if you’re looking for a way to really cool down, banana ice cream is a great option.
The brown color that can be seen on the skin of bananas is due to the TNF levels they contain at that time. TNF or Tumor Necrosis Factor is a protein that helps detect and eliminate abnormal cell growth in the human body.
Essentially, this protein helps our immune system act directly on the cells that experience some inflammation or infection.
Although eating bananas is not a cure for cancer, they have been shown to help slow the growth of tumors, in addition to helping our immune system in many other ways.