Banana, The Fruit of Streamline

Diet is not a reason to avoid foods that contain carbohydrates. Bak gasoline, carbohydrates serve as the body's energy source. Within a day, the body requires carbohydrate intake to 50 percent.

Types of carbohydrates that is suitable for those who are dieting are complex carbohydrates that will be absorbed by the body more slowly so the body does not easily hungry. Examples are brown rice and processed products that are not refined wheat flour (whole wheat).

Bananas are included in the carbohydrate group recommended because it contains starch (resistant starch), which makes the body full longer and speed up the process of metabolism. Therefore, the fruit is very suitable to be a substitute for a snack.

A piece of medium-sized banana contains 12.5 grams of starch, far more than other foods. In addition, the banana also has a low fat content.

Another advantage is the yellow fruit contains vitamins A, C, and B. Bananas also contain potassium, a mineral that can help lower blood pressure. Other minerals found in bananas is magnesium.

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