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Are Bananas The Best Health Kick When You’re Feeling Sick? 

by Fabian Jackson

3min read

Whether you’re feeling under the weather right now or just prepping yourself for a rainy day, you’re probably wondering if a banana will sort you out. Keep reading to discover if they’re the ultimate sick food. 

Are bananas good for when you’re sick?

To put it simply, yes bananas are a great food to at when you’re feeling under the weather. They’re nutrient-rich and full of fast-acting carbohydrates. They’re soft, so they’re easy to eat and digest which shouldn’t be underestimated if you’re feeling unwell.

If you’ve been sick then your electrolytes probably need topping up, luckily bananas are loaded with potassium which makes an excellent replenisher for your body’s stores. 

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Other good foods to eat when sick

Don’t just load up on bananas though, other good foods to eat when you’re feeling poorly include other fruit that’s rich in vitamin C and antioxidants, nausea-relieving ginger, hot tea to keep up hydration and garlic!

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By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

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