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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
Measured in serving

There are 5 benefits of Bananas, including:

Stroke Brain outcome
Minor decreased risk of Stroke
Brain system

2 studies

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Lymphatic system

2 studies

Heart Attack (Myocardial infarction - ACS) Cardiovascular outcome
Minor decreased risk of Heart Attack (Myocard...
Cardiovascular system

1 study

Cortisol Endocrine outcome
Minor decreased risk of Cortisol
Endocrine system

1 study

Exercise Performance Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Exercise Performance
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

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