Banana benefits

Are Bananas Really Worth The Calories?

banana health benefit

A medium banana has 102 calories, 17% of recommended daily vitamin C and 3 grams of fiber. It also has 27 grams of carbohydrates (and 14 grams of sugar).

People fear this fruit due to high carb content and sugar.

Here is a hack to help you: slice a banana in half and pair it with a fat, like peanut or almond butter, to lessen its effects on blood sugar and insulin.

Without balancing this banana breakfast with a healthy fat, many of banana’s benefits are lost, while spikes in blood sugar and acid are gained.

Bananas are known for their high potassium content. A medium fruit has 422 mg potassium, 12% of the daily recommendation. Potassium intake lowers the risk of stroke.

Banana is an ideal refuel for your body. You get the vitamins and electrolytes that the body likes during exercise, and a unique molecule dopamine that can help with the oxidative stress, all at one-third the cost of Gatorade

It’s quite clear that there is no need to give this great fruit a miss!