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Is it bad to eat 2 bananas a day

A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Huang
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Not necessarily: A banana contains 422 mg of potassium in an average chiquita banana. Unless you have too much or too little potassium, having 3 bananas would not b... Read More
Dr. Andrew Oswari
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Depends: Bananas do have a high glycemic index meaning they are very sugary. Half a banana is one serving size. As long as your weight is within normal limits ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kalm
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Banana Consumption: I'm guessing that no one can give you an absolute answer to this question. Bananas are an excellent source of potassium. People with normal kidneys... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilya Averbuch
Pain Management 46 years experience
Are you healthy?: Are you a diabetic? Do you have chronic kidney disease (renal failure)? Do you take medications that increase your potassium levels? If the answers... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Sugar: Your fruit choices represent a misunderstanding of health. That is a lot of sugar to be consuming all at once. Those fruits are 100% sugar calories. T... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Banana = Good: The average banana is only 105 calories. Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c and magnesium. Bananas don’t contain any fat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Sleep and bananna: Eating bannana which is rich in serotonin may help some people relax and sleep.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 33 years experience
No: Not that I am aware of, lots of people eat them for breakfast.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
How about limiting: It to one medium sized banana. Don't want a heavy load in the stomach to interfere with sleep.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Banana = healthy: No. They are healthy. Avoid nectarine pit and apple pits. Don't eat rhubbarb leaves. Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c an... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice 36 years experience
Try variety: you are getting dairy, fruit, legumes (peanuts) they provide you with protein and carbs and healthy fats in the peanut butter. I do believe it would b... Read More

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