A Banana a Day…

Justin Dow

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Bananas are the most popular diet food, but there are many other reasons why you should eat a banana a day.
Bananas could save your life, they prevent asthma like symptoms. Studies show when a child eats a banana a day, wheezing goes down by 34%, while children that had less than one banana had more symptoms.

High blood pressure effects many Americans, and one very good way to prevent that would be to eat a banana a day. Bananas are high in potassium, and potassium has positive effects on your blood pressure.

“Before a workout I eat two bananas, whether it be before my wrestling practice, a quick jog, or when I go to the gym.” Bel Air High School Wrestler Troy Dureza explained. “I feel so much better before and after my workouts.”

If you are not a fan of milk, you better be eating a banana a day. The potassium rich bananas not only help your blood pressure, but it strengthens your bones. Bananas also hold 16% of your daily manganese intake, which helps prevent arthritis.

“I eat a banana before every football game and I have never gotten a cramp.” exclaimed Bel Air High Football Player Noah Beyers. “I have also never broken a bone which I’m grateful for because it allows me to stay in the game.”

Bananas have many other health benefits, with these being some of the most prominent.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Navigate Right
Navigate Left
  • A Banana a Day…

    News

    2018-2019 Homecoming Court Announced

  • A Banana a Day…

    Bobcats & the Big Screen

    The Predator

  • A Banana a Day…

    Features

    Spirit Week 2018

  • A Banana a Day…

    News

    Former Bel Air Middle School Teacher, Christina O’Neill Passes Away

  • A Banana a Day…

    Sports

    Bel Air Wins 2nd Annual Battle of Bel Air

  • A Banana a Day…

    News

    2018-2019 Homecoming Court Announced

  • Sports

    Girls’ Soccer Wins in Special Maroon Game

  • Sports

    Bel Air Golf Prevails in Tough Conditions

  • Sports

    Girls’ Volleyball Bounces Back With Win Over Patterson Mill

  • Sports

    Boys’ Soccer Loses Heartbreaker to Patterson Mill

A Banana a Day…