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How Many Calories Are in a Banana? 7 Nutrition Facts to Know

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Bananas are a popular herb

Bananas are the most consumed fruit in the United States. Bananas are tasty, portable, and also very nutritious and versatile.

Bananas are actually a large herb, with fruits that develop from female flowers. There are over 300 kinds of bananas that mainly grows in tropical and subtropical a...

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A medium banana provides the following nutrients:

  • Calories: 105
  • Protein: 1.29 grams
  • Fat: 0.389 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 26.9 grams
  • Fibre: 3.07 grams
  • Sugar

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Banana benefits

  • Bananas are high in potassium. Potassium is an electrolyte that supports a steady heartbeat and allows nerves to function and muscles to contract. It regulates blood pressure and is a natural diuretic.
  • Bananas are rich in polyphenolic substances that...

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  • Banana peels are edible. The peels are higher in antioxidants than the pulp
  • Banana flour. Green banana flour is linked to positive outcomes related to gastrointestinal symptoms, diseases, insulin metabolism, weight control, and kidney and liver compl...

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  • Bananas can be consumed as is or blended into smoothies, added to cereal, oatmeal and pancakes.
  • Spices such as ginger and cinnamon can be added to pureed bananas.
  • Frozen bananas can serve as an ice cream alternative.
  • Bananas can be dipped into melted dark chocolate, r...

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