6 – Bananas for peptic ulcers
Due to the high content of the soluble fiber pectin in bananas, they are very soothing to the gastrointestinal tract. The pectin helps to normalize bowel function and has shown some promise for treating peptic ulcers.
Bananas contain compounds called protease inhibitors which help eliminate harmful bacteria like H. Pylori, which is considered responsible for the majority of stomach ulcers.
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