By Eating Saging Na Saba Every Day, You'll Be Surprised With The Stunning Effects That It Can Do To Your Health
An apple a day might keep the doctor away but did you know that a banana could take that coveted title? Amongst the bananas in the world, the Cardava Banana, commonly known as saging na saba, found in the Philippines and in other Asian countries is the most nutritious of them all. In the study made by Doctors of Ministry in Alternative Medicines (DMAM), a cardava banana has the greatest nutrient content versus other banana varities.
Although most Filipinos prefer their saba boiled, fried, or inihaw, the bananas lose most of their nutrients when cooked, according to DMAM.
Read up on some of the health benefits of eating raw saging na saba:
1. Helps regulate the body’s circulatory system
As a fruit rich in potassium, it aids in regulating the body’s circulatory system by delivering oxygen to the brain. Also, it helps in maintaining regular heart beat and retaining the right balance of water content in the body. These are vital in regulating blood pressure, thus, reducing the risk for strokes.
2. Great source of vitamins, minerals, and natural energy
After a long day, eating two saging na saba will restore your energy. Aside from the mix of vitamins, minerals, bananas also contain carbohydrates to boost energy. With bananas, who needs caffeine?
3. Aids in digestion
Bananas are a great source of fiber, which aids in regulating the speed of digestion. In one study, eating two bananas each day for 2 months led to more regular bowel function and fewer gastrointestinal problems of the participants. Constipated? Munch on two bananas to eliminate constipation.
4. Cures hangover
Partying hard the night before will always result in a massive hangover. Eat a banana to reduce the effect of hangover, replenishing the body with lost vitamins.
5. Helps in quitting smoking
Bananas contain B vitamins and other minerals. which reduce the physical and psychological effects of nicotine to quitting smokers. Also, B6 vitamins in bananas help in lessening menstrual pain and regulate temperature of pregnant women.
6. Treats ulcer
Banana helps bring down the acidity level in your stomach. It also lessens the irritation in your digestive system by leaving a protective coating on the inner walls of your stomach. Constantly eating banana will maintain the balance of good bacteria in your intestine. Eating a banana could ease heartburn from ulcer attacks because banana acts like a natural antacid.
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