Monday, September 12, 2011


" The peace of God, which passé all understanding ''

Good Morning.

You all know that I love Monday  mornings so much, well I have another reason this morning, at 10 a.m I will be taking  the Hyperbaric  Oxygen therpy, It is helping me so much, I am feeling more like I did years ago, I want to get outside and go to work, I wish that the Tomato season was here. Dad

The above Very interesting. DAD

I want to Thank Joan for this below.

Pass the Banana

A professor at CCNY for a physiological psych class told his class about bananas. He said the expression 'going bananas' is from the effects of bananas on the brain. Read on:

Never, put your banana in the refrigerator!!!
This is interesting.

After reading this, you'll never look at a banana in the same way again.

Bananas contain three natural sugars - sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy.
Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one fruit with the world's leading athletes.
But energy isn't the only way a banana can help us keep fit.
It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions, making it a must to add to our daily diet.

Depression: According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst people suffering from depression, many felt much better after eating a banana. This is because bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel happier.

Forget the pills - eat a banana. The vitamin B6 it contains regulates blood glucose levels, which can affect your mood.

Anemia :
High in iron, bananas can stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anemia.

Blood Pressure:
This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in potassium yet low in salt, making it perfect to beat blood pressure. So much so, the US Food and Drug Administration has just allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit's ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.

Brain Power: 200 students at a Twickenham (Middlesex) school ( England ) were helped through their exams this year by eating bananas at breakfast, break, and lunch in a bid to boost their brain power. Research has shown that the potassium-packed fruit can assist learning by making pupils more alert.

High in fiber, including bananas in the diet can help restore normal bowel action, helping to overcome the problem without resorting to laxatives.

One of the quickest ways of curing a hangover is to make a banana milkshake, sweetened with honey.. The banana calms the stomach and, with the help of the honey, builds up depleted blood sugar levels, while the milk soothes and re-hydrates your system.
Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.

Morning Sickness: Snacking on bananas between meals helps to keep blood sugar levels up and avoid morning sickness.

Mosquito bites:
Before reaching for the insect bite cream, try rubbing the affected area with the inside of a banana skin. Many people find it amazingly successful at reducing swelling and irritation.

Bananas are high in B vitamins that help calm the nervous system.

Overweight and at work? Studies at the Institute of Psychology in Austria found pressure at work leads to gorging on comfort food like chocolate and chips. Looking at 5,000 hospital patients, researchers found the most obese were more likely to be in high-pressure jobs. The report concluded that, to avoid panic-induced food cravings, we need to control our blood sugar levels by snacking on high carbohydrate foods every two hours to keep levels steady.

The banana is used as the dietary food against intestinal disorders because of its soft texture and smoothness. It is the only raw fruit that can be eaten without distress in over-chronicler cases. It also neutralizes over-acidity and reduces irritation by coating the lining of the stomach.

Temperature control:
Many other cultures see bananas as a 'cooling' fruit that can lower both the physical and emotional temperature of expectant mothers. InThailand , for example, pregnant women eat bananas to ensure their baby is born with a cool temperature.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD): Bananas can help SAD sufferers because they contain the natural mood Enhancer tryptophan.

Smoking &Tobacco Use:
Bananas can also help people trying to give up smoking. The B6, B12 they contain, as well as the potassium and magnesium found in them, help the body recover from the effects of nicotine withdrawal.

Potassium is a vital mineral, which helps normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance. When we are stressed, our metabolic rate rises, thereby reducing our potassium levels. These can be rebalanced with the help of a high-potassium banana snack.

According to research in The New England Journal of Medicine, eating bananas as part of a regular diet can cut the risk of death by strokes by as much as 40%!

Those keen on natural alternatives swear that if you want to kill off a wart, take a piece of banana skin and place it on the wart, with the yellow side out. Carefully hold the skin in place with a plaster or surgical tape!

So, a banana really is a natural remedy for many ills. When you compare it to an apple, it has four times the

protein, twice the carbohydrate, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and twice the other vitamins and minerals.

It is also rich in potassium and is one of the best value foods around So maybe it's time to change that well-known phrase so that we say,

'A banana a day keeps the doctor away!'


PS: Bananas must be the reason monkeys are so happy all the time! I will add one here; want a quick shine on our shoes?? Take the INSIDE of the banana skin, and rub directly on the shoe...polish with dry cloth.

Amazing fruit !!!

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  • I am sorry that I have been so long on this Monday morning, but it was things sent to me that were so interesting, so I just had to use them. Would a cup of Sumatra x bold coffee make you feel any better towards me, well its ready and I hope that I have a few friends left. I hope that you will let me come back. Sending my Love. DAD

    BYE     BYE     DAD.


    Sara said...

    Bananas may be good for you, but when it is apple season, I think we must eat one a day! I bought a bag of Gala apple on Saturday, and they are so good.

    Starting my first full week of school. Let the real learning begin!

    I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

    Glad the treatments are doing so much good and that you are feeling better. Have a wonderful Monday!

    Anonymous said...

    Good Morning DAD...

    I usually have an egg each morning for breakfast but today I chose a banana instead. It sure taste good with my cup of x-bold coffee. From the sound of things, a dose of hyperbaric oxygen a day may be good at keeping us healthy and energized...where can I get some!

    Tomato season is over here as well. I will work out back today and empty all the pots and pull up all the plants. Time to start thinking about preparing for the colder weather on its way.

    I know some nurses are waiting for you to arrive to bring them sunshine and smiles and laughs. So glad the therapy is working so well. Have a wonderful Monday. ..Sara's Mom

    jmuhj said...

    Dear Dad, Ms. Mary, and sweet Prince:

    So glad to hear you are benefitting from the hyperbaric chamber treatments, Dad! I do hear they are very beneficial and energizing.

    Enjoyed the Urban Garden Casual article about the pumpkins very much -- brought back all kinds of happy memories and hopefully others will be inspired to try growing some. And the banana information is wonderful -- who knew they helped in all those ways? I know I like them a lot, don't you?

    Wishing you all a good afternoon/evening, and love and PURRS from Jamaka and fams <3