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Eat more bananas to improve your health.

The US Food and Drug Administration has allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit's ability to reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke. Compared to an apple, a banana has four times the protein, twice the carbohydrates, three times the phosphorus, and five times the vitamin A and iron. Also, bananas are rich in potassium, a vital mineral, which helps normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates your body's water balance.

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