7- Optimize your athletic performance
Whether on the tennis court or in a stadium, professional athletes are big consumers of bananas, and for good reason: according to a study by Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab, eating a banana every 15 minutes while exercising would have the same effect as drinking an energy drink at the same rate.
8- Fight cravings
Eating bananas allows you to feel full longer, but that’s not all. According to the study led by Dr. Alan Hirsh of the Smell and Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago, the specific smell of this fruit would actively fight against small cravings by acting against the appetite.
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