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Why Eat Bananas During Menstruation?

Bananas are fruits which are very rich in vitamin B6, potassium and magnesium. The potassium and magnesium components serve to reduce bloating as well as boasting another important role of potassium is that it reduces body water retention.


Vitamin B6. A research which was conducted by scientists on the effects of vitamin B6 on premenstrual syndrome on women showed that it was in a position to alleviate premenstrual depression. Synthesis of neurotransmitters involved in pathophysiology of premenstrual syndrome is another role played by this vitamin.it also serves to produce red blood cells which are essential during menstruation as well as proper functioning of the nervous system.

Potassium and magnesium are other important nutrients provided by bananas. They serve to alleviate menstrual symptoms in which case potassium reduces the pain while magnesium reduces muscle stiffness which can make someone lack adequate sleep as well as reducing bloating which accompanies menstruation.


From the above discussion, all women and girls undergoing menstruation should be advised to eat bananas during their days. This helps to reduce pain and regulate moods, I therefore recommend further studies to be conducted to prove this.

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