Does banana contain fat?
Well...Yes, banana does contains fat, but only 0.6 grams of fat.
As mentioned, bananas contain high amounts of potassium up to 422 mg which is good for Blood Pressure, it is also a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Manganese and Folate along with being rich in fiber.
- Instant source of energy
- Blood Pressure
- Bowel movement
Bananas are also known to promote healthy bones, help in treating heartburn and reduce the risk of stroke and Age related muscular degeneration (ARMD) that causes vision loss in old age.
Myth that bananas cause weight gain
A medium banana contains about 100 calories. It contains about 22-25 gm of carbohydrates, almost 0 gms of fat and 2 gm protein and 3 gm of fiber.
Besides this, it also delivers 15% of the daily requirement of Vitamin C, a dose of Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Potassium, Calcium and Magnesium.
Banana may be high in calories but it contains fiber, potassium, vitamin C that is certainly better than pure calories and no nutrition that other foods you eat leave you with. Besides, if you are working out than banana is a perfect post workout food, that refills your energy reserves and helps build that muscle…
Banana is the best ‘fast food’ as it regulates the blood sugar level and gives instant energy. Banana is also cheaper and found all over the year.
In the competition of the best fruit, there are no clear winners or losers. All fruits have their unique properties that make them good for specific ailments.
So,dont be afraid of enjoying your bananas...have a nice day! :)