Benefits of Bananas on a Vegan Diet

Benefits of Bananas...Bananas are The Ultimate Fast Food!

Learning the benefits of bananas may leave you wondering why this amazing fruit is not a staple in your diet.

The banana is a favorite of adults and children whether they are eating a Vegan Diet, Raw Food Diet, or a Standard American Diet. They are inexpensive and easily available. They also come wrapped in their own beautiful bright yellow skin and are perfect to grab and go...The Ultimate Fast Food!

Bananas are incredibly valuable to many high carb eaters. This major food staple is high in calories and low in fat. You will gain an abundance of fuel for energy to power your day by eating more of this amazing fruit. Many raw vegans who eat a high fruit diet (fruitarian diet, 80/10/10), including large amounts of Bananas and other sweet fruits in their eating plan, seem to thrive in their sport and athletic activities.

Bananas Are A Perfect Food:

  • 1 Large Banana has about 121 Calories, .45g of Fat, 31g of Carbs, and 1.48g of Protein. 
  • Bananas are a good source for Fiber. 
  • They are an abundant source for Vitamins and Minerals.
  • They are packed full of Phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are compounds found in plants that have properties for promoting health, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and liver health.
  • They grow as a giant herb and not on trees. 
  • They can cost as little as .21 cents each (depending on your geographic location).
  • They are nutrient dense and can aide in weight loss.
  • They are Fat-Free, Cholesterol-Free, and Sodium-Free.
  • Bananas contain about 422 mg of potassium per serving. Potassium helps balance fluid in the body and is needed for muscle growth and normal functioning of nervous system and brain. Potassium stimulates your muscles, nerves and brain cells and can reduce blood pressure and risk of stroke.
  • They are a great source of Vitamin B6. B6 is thought to be the most common Vitamin that is deficient in the human body. B6 plays a role in hundreds of enzymatic reactions in the body and when deficient can affect many functions of the body. Some Symptoms include anemia, fatigue, and skin conditions, (eczema and dermatitis). 
  • Bananas contain the essential amino acid Tryptophan. Tryptophan and B6 can help the body produce Serotonin, which may help ease depression.
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