Banana fruits have wholesale benefits, but what about the banana diet that has been known in Japan for more than ten years, with the increase in interest in it in many places of the world?
A popular diet in Japan
Banana diet is one of the quickest diets for weight loss
The Japanese knew the banana diet in 2008, the diet that is included under the fast food diets to lose weight, due to its high ability to improve digestion and its richness in metabolism-stimulating enzymes, especially when eating a fruit from it upon waking up from sleep, which helps in the secretion of the hormone cholecystokinin, the main responsible About curbing the appetite.
The aforementioned hormone sends signals to the nervous system, which makes a person feel full for a long time, and thus leads to weight loss. Bananas are also full of soluble fiber, which helps the digestive system to absorb the water available in the fruits, thus making the digestion of food slow, and keeping the food for as long as possible in the stomach.
In addition, bananas contain a high percentage of water, which constitutes approximately 75% of its weight, and 23% of sugars, but it lacks protein and fats. Bananas are rich in minerals that are useful in controlling blood pressure levels, such as potassium and magnesium, in addition to vitamins that contribute to maintaining a healthy immune system.
Banana diet program
Banana diet is based on eating 3 main meals
The banana diet program is based on eating three main meals a day, with drinking water in abundance between meals. It lasts for three days, and it stops its tracker from drinking caffeinated drinks (coffee, tea …), until the blood sugar level is stabilized.
Dieting meals include:
Breakfast : Two bananas, with a cup of warm skim milk.
The first snack : 3 cups of water.
Food : Two bananas, with a cup of skim milk.
The second snack: 3 cups of water.
Dinner : banana juice and skim yogurt (or two bananas).
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Bananas facilitate digestion and prevent the accumulation of fats in the body
Bananas have benefits beyond including the fruits as part of a low-body weight diet. Banana benefits include:
1 . Improving mood, as fruits contain tryptophan, which plays a major role in controlling psychological state.
2 . Muscle strengthening.
3 . Pain relief, especially menstrual pain.
4 . Improving blood flow, thus preventing anemia.
5 . Softening the intestine, thus eliminating constipation, in addition to increasing digestive enzymes that aid in nutrient absorption.
6 . Stimulate the friendly bacteria in the intestine to grow.
7 . Reducing high body temperature.
Categories that dieting does not suit
Some groups are advised not to follow the banana diet
It is not recommended to follow this diet by the following groups:
• Women, during their menstrual cycle.
Pregnant and lactating women.
• Patients with diabetes and cardiovascular disease, in addition to those with weakened immunity.