4 – Bananas for muscle cramps
Low levels of potassium are known to increase risk of muscle cramps, and bananas are a good source of potassium.
A study has shown that consuming bananas an hour before exercising keeps potassium levels higher after exercise.
Freezing bananas: Peel the bananas and with a butter knife cut into small slices for smoothie machines and bigger sizes for baking. Place them in Ziploc freezer bags in a horizontal position and lay the bags flat in the freezer. Now every time you need a frozen banana you can easily grab a whole banana, half or just one little piece.
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