Bananas provide 112 calories and are mostly water and carbs. Low-protein, low-fat. Unripe bananas are carbohydrate- and starch-rich. Ripeness boosts flavour and fibre.
Rich in nutrients
Bananas are soluble fiber-rich. Soluble fibre forms a gel during digestion. It gives bananas a spongey feel. Unripe bananas contain resistant starch, which isn't absorbed.
Dietary fibre benefits include better digestion. One medium-sized banana has 3 g fibe
Bananas are low-calorie. A banana provides 100 calories but is healthful and filling. More fibre from vegetables and fruits is connected to weight loss.
Potassium is important for heart and blood pressure health. Few people consume enough potassium. Medium-sized bananas (126 grammes) provide 10% of the DV for potassium.
Support heart health
Bananas are an antioxidant-rich fruit. They include flavonoids and amines, powerful antioxidants.
Full of antioxidants
Bananas' soluble fibre may make you feel full by bulking up and slowing digestion. Bananas are calorie-dense but small.
May help you feel fuller
Eating resistant starch, such as unripe bananas, may enhance insulin sensitivity, according to studies. This could make your body more sensitive to insulin.
Sweat loses electrolytes. After sweating, eating a banana might reduce cramps and stiffness.
support exercise recovery