Editor’s Note: You hear about how healthy bananas are all the time, but did you know that the peel also packs a healthy wallop? We think you will find these reasons quite appealing…
by Dr. Paul Haider
Great for Depression – Did you know that ripe Banana Peels are great for depression? Banana Peels are packed full of serotonin which boost your mood and help you feel happy, just like prozac and lots of other mood enhancing drugs… according to a study at the University of Taiwan. Studies show that if you eat two Banana Peels a day for three days you have a net increase of 15% in your serotonin level – Wow!
Sleep Better – At the same time Banana Peels are full of lots of tryptophan that help you get a good nights rest.
Lower Cholesterol – And Banana Peels have more soluble and insoluble fiber than what you find in the banana it self, that means Banana Peels lower your cholesterol… thus helping to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer.
In fact there are been some people who have started the process of eating Banana Peels daily and thus lowered their LDL or bad cholesterol, and total cholesterol all the way back to normal, and they also detoxed their body at the same time… and found their mood greatly enhanced.
Cardiovascular Health – And Banana Peels can help eliminate atherosclerosis from your body by preventing cholesterol from sticking to the walls of your arteries.
Weight Loss and Obesity – And because Banana Peels are full of fiber they also fill you up and thus can help with weight loss and obesity.