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Love Bananas? Think again before eating!

Health 14-06-2018 4493

Love Bananas? Think again before eating!

"Overeating of anything is not good for the body as long as it's part of your daily routine. Increase amount of bananas when consumed can lead to many health concerns like weight gain, increase in sugar content and sometimes stimulate headaches and sleepiness," says Parmeet Kaur who is the Senior Dietitian at Narayana Superspeciality.

According to Shilpa Arora, "Meals should be balanced with all macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients. Bananas are loaded with fiber and wholesome nutrients; however, too much of anything is bad. Some people follow banana diet, which means eating bananas through the day. Eating just banana means that you are missing out on protein and fat that is important for your diet." Arora is a Health Practitioner and Macrobiotic Nutritionist.

"Bananas contain the amino acid tyrosine, which the body converts into tyramine. Tyramine may trigger migraine headaches attacks and pain. Bananas are rich in starch which eventually causes tooth decay that do more damage to teeth than any other chocolate, chewing gums or candies. Banana is rich in vitamin B6 and excess consumption of banana leads to the nerve damage. People who suffer from asthma should not consume banana in their diet. It also leads to inflammation and causes allergy. Thus, breathing becomes difficult," says Parmeet.

Unripe bananas can cause constipation as they contain a considerable measure of starch, which is extreme for the body to process well. Bananas likewise contain a great deal of fiber gelatin that draws water from the digestive organs. It can make you considerably more clogged up in the event that you are got dried out. Your body needs an adjusted arrangement of supplements to work well. On the off chance that bananas rule your eating routine, your stomach has little space for other sound nourishments.

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Moreover, fiber may cause stomach related issues. Small measure of fiber is good for your digestion however, extensive amounts of fiber can cause stomach issues, gas, swelling. Indeed, it may meddle with the ingestion of minerals like calcium and iron. While banana makes a decent snack, devouring more than two bananas can pack up around 300 calories. Therefore, it is smarter to stick to just two bananas a day if you are not eating other fruits.

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