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They're yellow and are imported from hot countries unlike our own but what else do you know about them?
Having a Banana prior football or at half-time could prove a neat idea. Banana contain 3 natural sugars in the form of glucose, sucrose and fructose. A banana will give you an instant yet sustained boost of energy for the approximation of 90 minutes is why is proves popular with many athletes especially footballers.
What else do Banana's contain?
Vitamin B6 (will help calm the nerves and regulates blood glucose levels which also affect the mood so you will feel happier)
Potassium (helps normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your bodies water balance, also keeps you alert)
Banana derives from the arab word 'banan' which means finger
Approx 90 calories per banana