There are many benefits associated with eating a diet high in fruits and vegetables including lowering risk for cardiovascular disease and obesity. Fruits and vegetables are a rich source of many nutrients including fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals which is probably why they can provide so many health benefits. Even though fruits and vegetables may […]
Articles about Bananas
Bananas are among the healthiest and most convenient snack foods. They are loaded with several essential vitamins and nutrients and offer a number of benefits for food digestion, heart health, weight loss and more.
Are bananas good for a weight loss diet, should you eat bananas at night? How many bananas should you eat per day? Find out the answers below.
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Bananas are the most consumed fruit in the US; the average US adult consumes about 25 pounds of bananas per year. Why do we love bananas so much? They are a sweet, healthy, easy portable snack, and they are cheap despite the fact they are not grown in the US but grown in the tropical […]
According to data from 2010, America’s top fruit choice is the banana (1). The humble banana can get overlooked for nutritional benefits compared to other more exotic fruits, but bananas have a lot to offer nutritionally. Bananas are an excellent source of antioxidants, potassium, fiber, vitamin C, magnesium and vitamin B6. In fact, a medium […]
Bananas are one of the most popular and widely consumed fruits in the US. They have a mild flavor, are easy to transport and are inexpensive. In addition to these, it turns out bananas have many health benefits. Here are some of the top reasons why you should keep eating bananas or start adding them […]
Bananas are one of the most widely eaten fruits around the world. They are cheap, portable and full of potassium, fiber and magnesium. A medium banana provides about 110 calories, 3 grams of fiber and is a source of potassium, vitamin C, magnesium, vitamin B6, vitamin A and iron. Bananas offer many health benefits and […]
Bananas are a source of fiber, potassium, vitamin B6, magnesium and vitamin C. Bananas are a quick source of energy, and eating a banana, whatever time of day, can help someone meet their daily fruit recommendations. According to the USDA, women and men need 1.5-2 cups of fruit per day depending on age. A small […]
There is some disagreement in the dieting world as to whether or not bananas have a place in a weight loss diet. Some claim that bananas are too high in carbohydrates and cannot aid weight loss. Others suggest that bananas are a high nutritious food and in fact may help to lose and maintain a healthy […]