It is no secret that bananas are healthy. They are known for their high potassium and low sodium content, which can lead to a number of health benefits. Bananas are generally safe for everyone, including those who have diabetes, heart problems, kidney disease, and cancer.
Perhaps due to the benefits offered by bananas, a woman named Yulia Tarabath decided to eat nothing, but the fruit for 12 days. This is actually a way to lose the unwanted pounds by detoxing using a method known as mono-fruiting.
Eating only one food for your meals every day is not recommended because this will mean you will not get all the nutrients your body needs. However, if you are well-prepared, this can actually give you positive changes. Yulia Tarabath works as a nutritionist as well as a motivational coach and she decided to go to the “banana island”. This term actually refers to eating the fruit for a specific period of time in which case, she did it for 12 days.
Yulia and her husband Paul are both vegans and they both did the experiment together. It was quite easy for them to prepare the meals and it made everything simpler because they have their own fruit garden.
Bananas are great fruits that contain a bit more calories than other fruits. However, it does have fructose, glucose, sucrose, and fiber. When all of these are found in a single food, it can create that full feeling for a much longer time.
One of the first things that Yulia noticed was that she had better digestion and she no longer had stomach pains. In fact, it felt as if she had no stomach at all and that is because her intestines seemed to do their job very calmly. She also noticed that she was more relaxed, almost as if she had no problems. As a result, she was able to focus on her activities and even became more creative.
Aside from the positive results for the digestive system, she also had several other health problems that disappeared. Before the experiment, she had high blood sugar, candida, and hormonal imbalance – which all went away as she detoxed with the fruits. Also, she couldn’t get pregnant for many years, but with the banana diet, she soon gave birth to a child.
Mono-fruiting as seen on Yulia’s experiment has great benefits for your weight and for your overall health. But it is important that you should be careful if you’re planning to do the same kind of diet, which is clearly drastic. This is not suitable for everyone, particularly those with thyroid gland problems. Consult your doctor first before trying this technique.