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1. REGULATES BOWEL MOVEMENTS

Irregular bowel movements are an irritating health problem that can be easily solved with regular consumption of bananas.

Bananas contain a good amount of insoluble fiber that travels through the digestive tract, sweeping up waste and producing bowel movements that are soft and easy to pass.

However, eat bananas in moderation as consuming too much banana but too little water may contribute to constipation. Moreover, eating bananas that are not completely ripe may also give rise to constipation and gas.

At the same time, bananas help treat diarrhea as they contain pectin, a water-soluble fiber which acts as a gelling agent and helps absorb fluids in the intestines.

2. PROVIDES NATURAL ENERGY

Bananas have a unique blend of vitamins, minerals, and carbohydrates that provide a quick supply of natural energy. In addition, bananas have a healthier blend of three natural sugars: glucose, sucrose and fructose. The combination of these sugars have great energy potential.

Bananas are one of the few fruits that contain both complex and simple carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates give you endurance energy and simple carbohydrates give you quick energy. Eating just two bananas will give you enough energy to exercise for 90 minutes.

3. SOOTHES STOMACH ULCERS

Bananas are beneficial for your stomach health in two ways. First, several substances in bananas help produce a thicker protective mucus lining in the stomach that serves as a barrier against stomach acids.

They also help neutralize acidity from foods, which can contribute to the formation of ulcers.

Secondly, bananas contain protease inhibitors that help eliminate bacteria in the stomach, which is one of the main causes of stomach ulcers.

4. SUPPORTS A HEALTHY HEART

Bananas are rich in potassium, a mineral electrolyte that is essential for your heart. Potassium travels to cells throughout your body and helps the circulatory system deliver oxygen to the brain. This also helps maintain a regular heartbeat and a proper balance of water in the body.

People who eat diets high in potassium-rich foods like bananas can also substantially reduce their risk of stroke, regulate blood pressure and prevent various heart diseases.

5. AIDS IN WEIGHT LOSS

If you are looking for a food that can help you lose weight, bananas are a perfect choice. They are low in fat while high in fiber and vitamins.

The dietary fiber in bananas absorbs water and takes up a lot of space in your stomach, thereby keeping you feeling full for longer time period.

Plus, they boost metabolism, thanks to their several B vitamins. The naturally sweet taste also will curb your sweet tooth when you feel the urge to eat something sweet.

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Bright Entertainment Gh Presents Agona Swedru (AG) Health Walk

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Bright Entertainment Gh Presets their maiden AG Health Walk in Agona Swedru Ghana, this December 30th 2017

Speaking to the press in an Interview, they said, the aim of the walk is to engage Ghanaians in a fun and healthy exercise by reducing stress of peoples and demonstrating how to keep fit.

“The nation needs fit and strong people to provide the best possible service to the nation.

One of the organizers explained the benefits of exercise saying, “Exercise such as walking, jogging and aerobics is very beneficial for maintaining a healthy body weight, preventing obesity and lowering blood pressure. Exercise keeps your heart and lungs healthy. It’s also great for reducing stress.”

The walk will start at 6:00 am and will begin at Bagalow Junction CocoaBoard and its free with no registration fees of any participation fees .

#All your favorite Agona Swedru Public Figures will be Part

For more information about the walk, call 0244857704 / 0205904195

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