Bananas

Bananas

Bananas are one of the most widely consumed fruits in the world….not only by primates, but by humans as well.

The curved yellow fruit packs a big nutritional punch, wrapped in its own convenient packaging.

Nutritional Benefits

  • With 400-plus mg of potassium, including bananas into your diet may help to prevent high blood pressure and protect the cardiovascular system.
  • Bananas are nature’s “prepackaged” fruit that is a portable, cheap, and nutrient dense source of energy for fueling long endurance events.
  • Rich in fibers such as pectin and fructooligosaccharides, bananas keep the digestive system healthy and functioning right.
  • Bananas are considered as a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of manganese, vitamin C, potassium, dietary fiber, potassium, biotin, and copper.

Best Ways to Use

  • A peanut butter and banana is a great snack for children and adults alike.
  • Add chopped bananas and nuts to your hot or cold cereal to start the day.
  • Add frozen bananas to smoothies and shakes for extra sweetness and a creamy texture.
  • Make a fruit salad with bananas, berries, and other fruits.