7. Pregnancy and morning sickness
Falling pregnant and carrying your unborn child for 9 months is one of the great wonders of our world. It is really special time in a woman’s life. However, with this miracle of growing a life and a new human comes a few bumps along the way. It also brings along awful morning sickness that so many woman experience during their 9 months of pregnancy.
If you are pregnant and looking for ways to fight off those nauseating feelings in the morning (note that sometimes morning sickness happens at other times of the day as well, but mostly in the morning). Just reach for a banana, peel away the skin and enjoy the lovely fruit. Bananas have a number of calming properties. It will quickly replenish your system and soon have you feeling much better as your blood glucose level is normalized, which in turn helps you to fight off that nausea.
Sometimes preventing is better than curing, so make it part of your daily pregnancy routine. Just have a banana every morning or after your meals. As bananas contain a number of nutrients they will also help lift your mood and be there to support the growth and development of your baby. Often during pregnancy, your blood pressure will fluctuate and bananas have a very high and rich source of Potassium. This will help in maintaining your blood pressure levels. Also, potassium helps in reducing muscle cramps and leg pains during pregnancy.
Bananas are also high in folic acid which plays a vital role in the development of the brain, nerves, and spine of the developing baby.