Scientists conducted an experiment on rodents and came to conclusions that changed the idea about the benefits of banana.
An international team of doctors conducted observation on patients with influenza mice. In the study, experimental mice healed from the flu using protein-lectin Н84Т., which was derived from banana. As it turned out, banana contains proteins and glycoproteins lectins that have the ability to detect viruses of sugar in their structure and block the spread of infection throughout the body.
Scientists say that the lectin in bananas, can overcome not only the flu but also to prevent the infection with hepatitis C and even block the spread of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).