Banana has special significance in Sanatan Dharma. People have great faith in this plant. There is a religious belief that Lord Vishnu resides in the banana plant. For this, banana plant is worshiped on Thursday. Banana is very beneficial for health. Experts always recommend drinking banana shake (banana and milk) to gain weight.
A research has revealed that eating 6 bananas daily can increase one kilo weight in a week. At the same time, banana leaves, flowers and peels are also beneficial. Especially in diabetes, banana flowers and peels act as a lifesaving herb.
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A research published detailed the advantages of banana peel. It has properties of tryptophan (essential amino acids), vitamin-C, B6, potassium, magnesium, flavonoids and anti-oxidants, which are beneficial in many diseases. The element flavonoids found in it are nothing less than a boon for diabetic patients. Flavonoids play an important role in controlling blood sugar.
In addition, fiber is found in banana peels, which are helpful in controlling increasing weight. According to experts, the body gets 10 percent more fiber by eating peels than eating fruits.
How to consume?
In many research, banana peels have been described as superfood. Banana peel powder (extract) is available in the market. It can be consumed by mixing it with milk or water. It has been proven in many research that consuming milk on an empty stomach in the morning keeps the sugar under control. Also, you can boil banana peel and eat it as a snack. However, be sure to consult a doctor before banana peel is consumed.