Weight Loss Banana Smoothie Recipe

Bananas are a very rich of nutrients fruit, which makes it very useful for weight loss and health improvement. The fact of eating a banana this will make your body having enough nutrients that it needs. Thus; your body will perform optimally and get enough energy for any workout. This will decrease your craving for any junk food that is bad for the body and health.

The following paragraphs introduce the banana’s nutritional value then; you will get a magical banana’s smoothie recipe to improve your health, especially weight loss if you are in diet. The next information will increase your craving to enjoy your smoothie banana on a regular basis. 

Banana’s Nutritional value

The banana is known for being rich with many nutrients. Let’s discover these nutrients: 

  • Potassium: 

Potassium is one of the component of a banana. The potassium and sodium nutrients works interchangeably in the body to enhance weight loss as they eliminate excess water in the body that makes you feel bloated and uncomfortable. Potassium has another significant role in inhibiting the cramps that occur after any workout in your muscles. By the end, potassium increase the health of your heart and this will improve your workout performance. 

  • Magnesium:

Magnesium is another important nutrient that a banana contains. It is very important for the weight loss. Previous research have shown that magnesium regulate the blood sugar levels , in addition to its property for being able to reduce water and bloating sensation. Thus, the body uses magnesium in conducting nerve impulses, contracting or muscles and keeping the normal cardiac frequency of your heart by transporting both calcium and potassium.

  • Phosphorus:

If you have what is known for a high BMI (body mass index), certainly you will suffer from low phosphorus levels. Thus, you are in an urgent need for weigh loss. To achieve the latter, you need to improve your phosphorus levels. According to recent research, supplementing your body with enough phosphorus help you to get rid of obesity and lower your BMI. Moreover to that, previous participants of weight loss, increasing their phosphorus helped them to lost weight and getting the ideal one, as they got rid of the hunger feeling. Also, Phosphorus plays a significant role in digestion, taking a banana enhance your digestive system.

  • Tryptophan:

First of all, tryptophan is a crystalline essential amino acid that is widely distributed in proteins. In other words, it is the building of serotonin’s blocks, which enhance our good sensations and happiness feeling. In this regard, Tryptophan is a natural anti-depressant which has also the ability to regulate our appetite. Once you get enough Tryptophan, your level of serotonin in the brain will increase as well as your positive feelings and therefore you will feel less hunger.

  • Phytoalexin:

If you are looking forward to get rid of obesity, you need to increase your consummations of Phytoalexin which an important nutrient that a banana contains. Phytoalexin serves as a natural anti-biotic which protects from food borne illness. In addition, Phytoalexin plays the role of anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant compound that prevent the early skin aging. Phytoalexin has another property of preventing any cardiovascular disease that occurs often as a result of poor diets. 

After introducing the important nutrients that bananas contain, you must be convinced to use it for the enhancement of your weight loss, in this case, the following text introduce a very delicious extra ordinary banana smoothie that you can include in your healthy diet: 

Ingredients are as follows:

  • 1 Banana
  • ½ natural yogurt:  (for containing calcium and protein that increase the fat burning in your body)
  • 2 lemons’ juice: (lemons are known for their capacity in fat burning and increasing the matobilsm by the viamin C )
  • 2 TbS of Flaxseed: ( rich of fiber and decease the cholesterol levels in the body)
  • 1Tea.S of cinnamon powder: ( it lower sugar blood in the body, triglycerides, LDL cholesterol, and total cholesterol, it decrease the hunger sensation and improve fat burning) 
  • ½ Tea.S ginger powder: (a natural anti stress, and improve the metabolism and fat burning) 

After having all the magical ingredients, to get your smoothie ready, mix all of them in the blender until it become smooth and envoy your magical drink every morning on an empty stomach. 


Notes to take into consideration if you have some health issues like the following ones:

  • If you suffer from hypertension,  you have better to remove the cinnamon and ginger from the smoothie ingredients and keep the rest
  • Pregnant women should not take more than 1 gram of ginger per day 

If you are a breakfast skipper, the banana smoothie is enough for you to keep you energetic and in a good mood.

Enjoy the magical smoothie and its results on your body.