5. They're excellent exercise fuel.
Once again, potassium plays a major role in preventing muscle fatigue. Bananas also contain dietary copper, which helps stimulate red blood cell growth.
6. They're also as good as a sports drink for recovery after exercising.
A study showed eating a banana after a long workout might even be more beneficial than downing a sports drink.
7. Bananas help with digestion.
With their high fiber content, they'll also help you maintain good cardiovascular health.
8. Eating a banana can reduce morning sickness and PMS symptoms.
The vitamin B6 in bananas can also help cognitive functions and reduce risks of certain cancers.