Monday, January 25, 2010

Wonder Banana

Musa acuminata, more commonly known as banana, one of the world's popular fruit. Unknown to many, the tropical fruit is considered not just a good source of brainpower but also a source of cure for depression as well. In a survey, a people suffering from depression felt a lot better after eating banana. This is due to the protein trytophan present in the fruit. The body converts tryptophan to serotonin, a compound that helps a person feel relaxed, happier and in a better state of mind.

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