Monday, January 18, 2010


You all must know that Petai (Pete) as the fruit that makes bad breath and the smell was not pleasant. But perhaps many of you do not know that bananas contain 3 natural sugars sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber.

The combination of this content can provide an instant energy boost, but long enough and big enough effect. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90 minutes.

No wonder the banana is a fruit favored by top athletes. Research also proves that the bananas do not only provide energy, but also able to prevent and even overcome several kinds of illnesses and conditions.

According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst people suffering from depression, many felt much better after eating a banana. This is because bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin. This is what will make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel happier.

PMS (premenstrual syndrome) Anemia
Containing a high iron, bananas can stimulate the production of red blood cells and help in case of anemia.

High blood pressure
This unique tropical fruit is very high potassium, but low in salt, making it perfect for combating high blood pressure. So high that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit's ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.

200 students at a Twickenham (Middlesex) easily helped through their exams this year by eating bananas at breakfast, break, and lunch. Research has shown that the potassium-packed fruit can assist learning by making pupils more alert.

Because of the high in fiber, including bananas restore normal bowel action, helping to overcome the problem without resorting to laxatives.

Hangovers Heartburn
Bananas have antacid effect in the body, so if your chest feels hot due to overeating, try eating a banana for soothing relief.

Morning sickness
Eat bananas between meals will help keep blood sugar levels and avoid vomiting.

Mosquito bites
Before reaching for the insect bite cream, try rubbing the affected area with the inside of the bite of a banana skin. Many people managed to cope with itching and swelling in this way.

Pete B vitamins in large numbers, so that will help calm the nervous system.


Research at the Institute of Psychology in Austria found pressure at work leads to gorging on comfort food like chocolate and crisps. Looking at 5,000 hospital patients, researchers found the most obese were high-pressure jobs.

The report concluded that, to avoid food cravings panic, we need to control blood sugar levels by snacking on high carbohydrate foods every two hours to keep levels constant.

The banana is used as food against intestinal disorders because of its soft texture and smooth. This fruit is the only raw fruit that can be eaten without distress in some severe cases. It also neutralizes over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach.

Regulate body temperature Smoking
Bananas can also help people who want to quit smoking. Vitamin B6 and B12 they contain, along with potassium and magnesium, helps the body recover from the effects of nicotine withdrawal

Potassium is a vital mineral, which helps normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance. When we are stressed, our metabolic rate will increase, so will reduce the levels of potassium in the body. This can be balanced more with the help of high eating potassium petai.