Q & A Askdryahya Series: Health Matters فوائد المشمش والموز
سؤال وجواب مع الدكتور يحيى : أمور صحية
Arab American Encyclopedia – Alternative Medicine
Q. What are the Nutrition Facts about Apricots & Banana ? فوائد المشمش والموز
A. Although fruit nutrition facts vary with each individual fruit, fruits of similar colors contain similar nutritional benefits. While some fruits are considered to be superfoods due to their large supply of nutrients, all edible fruits provide exceptional nutritional benefits. Nutrition research shows that each fruit contains its own set of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other important nutrients.
Apricots are a good source of carotenes, iron, fiber, and potassium. They contain carotenes such as lycopene and lutein. These carotenes give fruits and vegetables their yellow, orange, and red colors. They are especially beneficial in preventing cancer, macular degeneration, and heart disease.
Bananas offer an excellent source of potassium and vitamin B6. They are also a good source of fiber, magnesium, carbohydrates, vitamin C, riboflavin, and biotin. Since
bananas have a lower water content than most other fruits, they contain more calories and
more sugar than those fruits.
Bananas are packed with several nutrients, especially potassium. Potassium is one of the most important electrolytes in the body because it helps to regulate heart function and also fluid balance. The regulation of heart function and fluid balance are key factors in regulating blood pressure. Studies have shown that potassium rich foods are very effective in lowering blood pressure and protecting against heart disease and stoke.
Bananas contain a high amount of pectin. Pectin is a soluble fiber that lowers cholesterol, is soothing to the gastrointestinal tract, and normalizes bowel function. Studies have shown that plantain bananas may be effective in the treatment of peptic ulcers. www.arabamericanencyclopedia.com