Friday, May 22, 2009
Arthritis and Gout
Filipino Terms: Saging
Bananas are one of our best sources for potassium,fiber,and VitaminB-6
Such elements offer an ability to help harmful lower blood pressure and protect
against atherosclerosis"hardening of the arteries" and the risk of stroke.
Bananas are useful in the treatment of arthritis and gout. A diet of bananas only for three or four days is advisable in these conditions. The patient can be given to eat eight or nine bananas daily during this period and nothing else.
Key elements of Bananas also promote proper bone health,counteract urinary calcium loss,
sooth stomach ulsers, improve waste elimination,and protect eyesight.
Bananas are an exceptionally rich source of fructooligosacchrides, a compound known
as a prebiotic because it nourishes probiotic "friendly bacterial" in the colon. Through
this friendly interaction,the body's ability to absorb calcium and other vital
vitamins and minerals is greatly enhanced as the intestine become enriched.