Top
10
Doctor insights on: Banana Nutrition Fact And Values

Share
1

1
I add a chopped banana to oatmeal & cook. Cooking dissolves it in oatmeal.Will nutrition of the dissolved banana be the same as in raw banana or less?

I add a chopped banana to oatmeal & cook. Cooking dissolves it in oatmeal.Will nutrition of the dissolved banana be the same as in raw banana or less?

Cooking wil: destroy some of the nutrition in the banana but some will be retained. Consider putting the banana in at the last minute and just warm it up a bit. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,405 doctors shared insights

Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


2

2
If you blend with the problend device bananas, oranges, apples, nuts etc, will it reduce the level of their nutrition and quality? Or it's the same?

If you blend with the problend device bananas, oranges, apples, nuts etc, will it reduce the level of their nutrition and quality? Or it's the same?

It's like chewing: Blending edible foods in a machine is like putting the food into one's mouth and chewing. The food gets liquified either in the machine or in the mouth and stomach. As long as normally-edible foods are used, there should not be a notable difference in how much nutrition is gained from the food. ...Read more

3

3
Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas.. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas.. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact: Many fruit peels are rich in vitamins and nutrients, with organic peels the least toxic since they lack dyes, waxes, and harmful pesticides used in improving the color and appearance of commercially processed fruits ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
I love bananas but can't sat them as they give me indigestion/heartburn. Is there another food that is comparable in nutrient and energy value?

I love bananas but can't sat them as they give me indigestion/heartburn.  Is there another food that is comparable in nutrient and energy value?

Small doses: You may wish to try eating bananas in small amount to build tolerance. You may substitute other fruits, e.g., grapes, mangoes, apples, pineapples etc. ...Read more

5

5
Banana do contain fat?

Banana do contain fat?

One gram: http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/1846/2

Get a more detailed answer ›
7

7
Does banana increase weight?

Does banana increase weight?

Bananas: You get about 100 calories from a banana. If you want to gain a pound, you'll have to eat about 36 of them. So yes, if you eat more of them than what you're burning in exercise or other activity, then you will gain weight. ...Read more

9

9
Can one take 2 bananas a day?

Can one take 2 bananas a day?

That is usually fine: Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c and magnesium. Bananas don’t contain any fat or cholesterol.. 1 medium sized banana has 27 gm of carbohydrates & only 1.29 gm of protein. So, you need to be judicious if you are a diabetic. Enjoy. ...Read more

10

10
Do they get these banana bags?

Do they get these banana bags?

?: There is more to your question right? You are not in need of a banana bag are you? ...Read more