Monday, 7 July 2014

Food therapy - Banana and diarrhea

 By Kyle J. Norton

Banana is the common name of a genus of tropical herbaceous plants. It can grow from 3 to 9 m and belongs to the family of the lily and the orchid.


1. Vitamin B6
2. Vitamin C
3. Fiber
4. Potassium
5. Magnesium
6. Iron7. Etc.

Chemical constituents
1. Sterols
2. 3-Methyl butyl butanoate ester
3. steryl esters
4. Diacylglycerols,
5. SAteryl glucosides,
6. Long chain fatty alcohols
7. Aromatic compounds
8. Linoleic acid
9. Linolenic acid
10. Oleic acids
11. Lectin
12. Fructooligosaccharides.

Diarrhea is a condition of frequent  bowel movements with three loose or liquid each day. prolong period of diarrhea may result in dehydration due to fluid loss.
Banana flakes, according to the 1Pennsylvania Hospital, can be used as a safe, cost-effective treatment for diarrhea in critically ill tube-fed patients. Banana flakes can be given concurrently with a workup for C. difficile colitis, thereby expediting treatment of diarrhea.(1). Green banana or its chemical compound pectin in the study of Bangladeshi children showed to benefit in management of persistent diarrhea in hospitalized children and may also be useful to treat children at home(2). In support to the above, the Hospital Universitario de Maracaibo, insisted that green plantain showed to be effective in dietary management of persistent diarrhea, in a prospective, in-hospital controlled trial, two different treatments were administered to a sample of 80 children of both sexes, with ages ranging from 1 to 28 months(3).

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(1) Banana flakes control diarrhea in enterally fed patients by Emery EA1, Ahmad S, Koethe JD, Skipper A, Perlmutter S, Paskin DL.(PubMed)
(2) Clinical studies in persistent diarrhea: dietary management with green banana or pectin in Bangladeshi children by Rabbani GH1, Teka T, Zaman B, Majid N, Khatun M, Fuchs GJ.(PubMed)
(3) Beneficial role of green plantain [Musa paradisiaca] in the management of persistent diarrhea: a prospective randomized trial by Alvarez-Acosta T1, León C, Acosta-González S, Parra-Soto H, Cluet-Rodriguez I, Rossell MR, Colina-Chourio JA.(PubMed)