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Is banana shake help with weight loss?

  • Asmaa Majeed
Is banana shake help with weight loss?
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I was astonished about those who think that bananas can cause weight gain!!!

Bananas can cause that if you eat it more than the usual, I mean if you eat it without tallying of bananas calories intake.

You will wonder after knowing its great effect on losing weight. Being on a diet is so hard when you have to eat uninteresting and bland food.

On the other hand banana milk shake is a good recommendation for losing weight, regardless it’s nice tasty, its effect on weight loss and it’s high-level of vitamins make it the ideal option when choosing a diet plan.

Without a further ado, I will explain briefly all about its benefits with a conclusion of its ingredients.


First: Banana shake benefits:

1- Bananas are full of important nutrients:

banana shake for weight loss

The total benefits are summarized in:

A- Vitamin B6: 33% of the RDI.

B- Vitamin C: 11% of the RDI.

C- Copper: 10% of the RDI.

D- Magnesium: 8% of the RDI.

E- Potassium: 9 of the RDI.

F- Manganese: 14% of the RDI.

G- Fiber: 3.1 grams.

H- Net carbs: 24 grams.

I- Protein: 1.3 grams.

J- Fat: 0.4 grams.


There are many types of bananas, yellow bananas (ripe bananas) is the most common one of it.

It contains a high amount of fiber and antioxidants, one medium sized banana contains 105 calories.

The carbs in unripe bananas consist of starch and resistant starch, as soon as bananas ripen the starch turned into glucose, sucrose, and fructose.


2- Bananas have elements which moderate blood sugar levels:

control blood sugar level

I have just mentioned that bananas have a high level of fiber which called pectin, also unripe bananas contain resistant starch, both of them moderate blood sugar level which means you can eat bananas after meals to moderate the level and reduce the appetite.


3- Bananas play a big role in digestion process:

banana shake for weight loss

Dietary fibers counteract digestive problems and aid in facilitating digestion process.

One medium sized banana contains 3 grams of fiber which make bananas a fairly perfect fiber source.


4- Bananas help with weight loss:

banana shake for weight loss

Bananas are a weight loss friendly food, a medium-sized banana contains just over 100 calories.

Bananas have two features make it a good choice in the diet plan, it has a high-level of fibers and starch (which reduce the appetite), if you eat both of them repeatedly you will reach the weight you want.


5- Bananas strengthen heart health:

banana for heart health

You really have to get your head around this important point, bananas are rich in potassium which important for heart health and blood pressure control.

Yet despite its great importance, many people ignore having enough potassium in their diets.

A medium-sized banana has 118 grams of potassium, so why do you refrain from eating it?  


6- Bananas help in feeling full:

banana support feeling full

Its high level of resistant starch make you feel full, the resistant starch is a type of indigestible carbohydrates.

As a rule of thumb, the green banana has a high level of resistant starch than the yellow banana, so it is preferred to eat a high amount of it.


7- Unripe bananas improve insulin sensitivity:

banana shake help in weight loss

People with diabetes 2 have problems in insulin sensitivity, as we mentioned unripe bananas have a high level of resistant starch.

Many studies have shown that having 15-30 grams of resistant starch daily improve insulin sensitivity by 33-50% which means that unripe bananas are a good solution to control blood sugar level.

Now it’s time to show banana shake ingredients, enjoy reading.


Second: Ingredients:

banana shake ingredients

  • 2 cups of milk.
  • 1 banana.
  • 4 ice cups (optional).



Put the banana into small pieces and blend it with the milk, pour the mix into the blender then pour it into glasses with the ice and enjoy its delicious taste.

Now I’d like to ask you if you have an experience in having banana shake diet? Is it a good solution for you to reach the ideal weight? For those who will have this diet, i’ll be glad if you share your experience with us.

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