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Is it good to eat a banana every day

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
In general: it's good especially if your body needs POTASSIUM (eg; you are taking a DIURETIC (fluid pill) Hope this is helpful! Dr Z

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea: Diarrhea from banana could be related to sugar, do you have troubles with milk too? A whole banana can give people with irritable bowel problems, bu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Discuss with MD: discuss with your MD. if your potassium is significantly low- your MD needs to find out the cause and you may need also take some potassium supplement ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
422 mg of Potassium: Are you taking any medications that lower potassium. A medium sized banana has 105 calories with 3.1 grams of fiber and 422 mg of potassium. Discuss ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: If you are not already diabetic, you need not worry.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Haresh Jhangiani
32 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No impact: should have no impact on PRV
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Swallowing air: You're probably swallowing air. Do you belch alot? (a symptom of aerophagia). Neither of your meds are likely to be responsible. Your diet is very unh ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Good but everyday?: Bananas can benefit our health in many ways- they are a good source of potassium, help reduce risk of heart disease ; kidney cancer, improve calcium a ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Of course: This is a healthy bedtime snack.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Joe
Dr. Keith Joe answered
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sure: I am not a nutritionist but bananas are on the whole, very healthy, low in calories, high in potassium. Dont see anything wrong in eating this after ... Read More
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