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Bananas

The banana is an edible fruit, botanically a berry, produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa. In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains, in contrast to dessert bananas

Protective Factor
2 effects
Measured in serving

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Bananas Health Benefits

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Exercise Performance Musculoskeletal outcome
Exercise Perfor...
Musculoskeletal

Notable Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Fat Oxidation Musculoskeletal outcome
Fat Oxidation
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Cortisol Endocrine outcome
Cortisol
Endocrine

Notable Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Stroke Brain outcome
Stroke
Brain

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

2 studies

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Notable Decrease

Evidence: High

2 studies

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Heart Attack (M...
Cardiovascular

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Mortality Musculoskeletal outcome
Mortality
Musculoskeletal

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Sexual Dysfunction Reproductive outcome
Sexual Dysfunction
Reproductive

Notable Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

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