Consuming Banana and groundnut together is very essential to the body as it contains numerous health benefits.
Banana has so many nutritional values which include carbohydrates, proteins, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, selenium, vitamin and folate etc.
Groundnut nutritional values include carbohydrates, proteins, dietary fibres vitamins and minerals. So the combination of these two foods provides us with sufficient health benefits. Below are a few of the benefits.
1. Beneficial to the heart.
The presence of potassium in both groundnut and banana is beneficial to the heart because potassium helps reduce blood pressure by displacing sodium out of the heart cells. Sodium causes high blood pressure.
2. Help prevent Constipation.
Dietary fibres found in groundnut is essential for the treatment of constipation, by absorbing some amounts of water from the colon into the faeces to soften it. Prolonged constipation can lead to piles.
3. Help prevent Atherosclerosis.
Atherosclerosis is caused by the deposition of cholesterol plaque inside the blood vessels that are closer to the heart. Banana and groundnut contain little or no cholesterol and thus prevent atherosclerosis.
4. High protein content
Both groundnut and banana contain high protein content which helps men to grow beard faster and also help them in healthy growth and strengthen their immune system.
5. It lowers blood sugar levels.
Diabetes patients are advised to consume whole-grain food and both banana and groundnut are good sources of fibre food and thus help to reduce the blood sugar level. And this is helpful mostly for those suffering from type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
6. Prevention of cancers.
Banana and groundnut contain an antioxidant that helps in mopping out free radicals from the body. Free radicals are known to cause inflammation to the tissues and might end up causing cancer of the tissues. A protein known as lectin found mostly in bananas may help prevent leukaemia.