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Is it bad to eat 3 bananas a day?

Is it bad to eat 3 bananas a day?

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 it should be fine. If you are overweight you may want to cut down on them. ...Read more

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How many bananas are safe for my two year old to eat in a day?

How many bananas are safe for my two year old to eat in a day?

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 are unlikely to have an issue with too much potassium as long as they have ready access to water. Bananas also tend to cause constipation. Bananas also are lacking in some nutrients so you wouldn't want to eat bananas exclusively. ...Read more

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I love eating banana everyday. I almost eat three bananas or more a day. I heard it's bad for my health. Is it right?

I love eating banana everyday. I almost eat three bananas or more a day. I heard it's bad for my health. Is it right?

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 are no, no, and no – enjoy your bananas! Add some ice cream, too. ...Read more

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I was eating four large bananas and two oranges each day, bad chronic gas all evening every 10 minutes or so. Is this just too much fruit?

I was eating four large bananas and two oranges each day, bad chronic gas all evening every 10 minutes or so. Is this just too much fruit?

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. They are simple sugars and thus the least likely to be nutritious. Remember sugar in excess is an enemy to health. ...Read more

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Why is it bad to eat a full banana?

?: I'm not sure why that's bad. I never heard of that. Why do you think it's bad? ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat banana and go to sleep right after?

Is it bad to eat banana and go to sleep right after?

Sleep and bananna: Eating bannana which is rich in serotonin may help some people relax and sleep. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat bananas on an empty stomach?

Is it bad to eat bananas on an empty stomach?

No: Not that I am aware of, lots of people eat them for breakfast. ...Read more

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Is it bad for you to eat bananas late at night?

Is it bad for you to eat bananas late at night?

How about limiting: It to one medium sized banana. Don't want a heavy load in the stomach to interfere with sleep. ...Read more

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Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

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 and magnesium. Bananas don’t contain any fat or cholesterol. A remedy for a mosquito bite – rub the bite with the inner part of banana skin to v swelling/ irritation. ...Read more

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What to do if I love to eat greek yogurt, peanut butter and milk and banana. Is this bad if I only eat this?

What to do if I love to eat greek yogurt, peanut butter and milk and banana. Is this bad if I only eat this?

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 be a good idea to also include other fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains in your diet to have a more well balanced diet. ...Read more

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M58, is am prediabetic with constipation problem, so I eat too much of oranges and bananas which eases my problem, is this bad for me?

M58, is am prediabetic with constipation problem, so I eat too much of oranges and bananas which eases my problem, is this bad for me?

Moderation: Eating fruits are generally allowed with diabetes or prediabetes, but you should not go overboard with the amount. Typically 3-4 fruit servings daily is okay. You can always take a fiber supplement (metamucil, fibercon, etc) to help with the constipation. If you check your sugar 2 hours after eating and it is above 180, you need to cut back on the fruit. ...Read more

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Help please! Is an apple, a banana and two 500ml bottles of water a healthy breakfast to eat everyday?

Help please! Is an apple, a banana and two 500ml bottles of water a healthy breakfast to eat everyday?

Need protein.: What you listed is a good start, but you need some protein in there. Egg whites, low fat yogurt or cottage cheese, low fat milk ...Read more

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Is this a healthy breakfast whole grain whole wheat cereal with vitamin d or almond milk with two eggs and a banana other days I eat a pbnj w/ banana?

Is this a healthy breakfast whole grain whole wheat cereal with vitamin d or almond milk with two eggs and a banana other days I eat a pbnj w/ banana?

HiCarb ↑esObesity DM: CVDs & Cancer. This breakfast is high in carbohydrates (sugars); the grains are no longer whole, (have been ground into flour which dramatically ↑es their glycemic index); bananas are a high glycemic index fruit. The eggs are fine yet everything you describe is low fiber content;? a relevant issue given stated history. All foods are marketed as healthy (though not reality) because this ↑es sales. ...Read more

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Every time I eat strawberry banana ice cream, I have diarrhea. Am I allergic to dairy? To the strawberry only? Is it allergy reaction? How bad?

Every time I eat strawberry banana ice cream, I have diarrhea. Am I allergic to dairy? To the strawberry only? Is it allergy reaction? How bad?

Impossible to say: If you can eat other flavors of ice cream it is not a problem with diary. Have the issue evaluated or just select a different flavor. ...Read more

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I've tried to get healthy and stop eating mini pizzas for tea and now I eat an Apple, banana, grapes and a slice of ham but I'm having bad wind? Help

I've tried to get healthy and stop eating mini pizzas for tea and now I eat an Apple, banana, grapes and a slice of ham but I'm having bad wind? Help

Raw foods are are: Harder to digest than cooked foods. You can par-boil the fruit which can be helpful. Also, consider using a probiotic. Peace and good health. Berries would be best, won't trigger an insulin reaction as quickly. ...Read more

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My sugar is higher in the morning before I eat and after I execise! Why? I take max pills and insulin is next. Are bananas, blueberries and sugar free cream bad. I am at my witts end!

My sugar is higher in the morning before I eat and after I execise! Why? I take max pills and insulin is next. Are bananas, blueberries and sugar free cream bad. I am at my witts end!

I: I suggest you see I certified diabetes educator and dietitian. Those fruits that might cause a higher sugar after you eat them are not bad and are part of a healthy meal plan. Concentrate on your overall average sugar, your hemoglobin a1c and avoid low sugars. Try to get to a healthier weight if you are overweight. Some people need Insulin for good glucose control. See the link below. ...Read more

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Muscle cramps bad on new water pills. Eat banana to void it?

Muscle cramps bad on new water pills. Eat banana to void it?

It could help: Muscle cramps or weakness. If you take potassium supplements, be sure that you are taking your potassium supplement correctly, if prescribed. Contact your doctor if these symptoms persist.
Or you could helped with banana. ...Read more

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I'm having problems with my stomach every time I eat no matter what I eat it can be a banana and I have bad stomach pain and can't go to the bathroom?

I'm having problems with my stomach every time I eat no matter what I eat it can be a banana and I have bad stomach pain and can't go to the bathroom?

Gastritis: You sound as if you have an inflammation of the stomach. I would try to stay on a soft diet avoiding fatty foods and fries. I would also suggest Nexium OTC TWICE A DAY. IfNO IMPROVEMENT occurs within a week see a physician ...Read more

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If I have a really low potassium count and eat 2 bananas a day and drink a couple Ensures, will it come up? How fast? It's low because haven't eaten.

If I have a really low potassium count and eat 2 bananas a day and drink a couple Ensures, will it come up? How fast? It's low because haven't eaten.

Whoa: A potassium level well below the reference range is reason for a full medical workup, if you value your life. It's an aldosteronoma until proved otherwise. This is probably not due to "not eating". Get with a competent physician if the situation is as you've represented. ...Read more

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Every time my test comes back. I have low potassuim (3.2). I eat banana every day?

Every time my test comes back. I have low potassuim (3.2). I eat banana every day?

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 this with your doctor. ...Read more

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How many bananas can I eat a day?

In moderation: As many as you like as long as you don't get constipated or a belly ache. ...Read more

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Is it good to eat a banana every day?

Is it good to eat a banana every day?

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 ...Read more

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If I want to gain weight how many bananas should I eat a day?

If I want to gain weight how many bananas should I eat a day?

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type) a Dr. Can check for a hormonal, digestive, or other problem. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu... (only 1 banana) ...Read more

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Please tell me what's the top number of bananas a person should eat a day?

No such thing: There is no minimum or maximum number but overdoing anything including eating too many bananas can be harmful. ...Read more

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How many bananas can you consume in one day? What happens if you eat loads?

How many bananas can you consume in one day? What happens if you eat loads?

Not more than 2: Everything in moderation. Too many bananas can lead to headaches (from dilated vessels), sleepiness (from tryptophan), hyperkalemia (from potassium) and even nerve damage (from too much b6 if you ate 100 bananas). Also can get tooth decay from overripe bananas and they are low in protein, so you need to eat a balanced diet along with the bananas. ...Read more

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If I eat 1 1/2 banana and 2 cups 1/2 of papaya and an apple a day will I gain weight?

If I eat 1 1/2 banana and 2 cups 1/2 of papaya and an apple a day will I gain weight?

NO: You will not gain weight just by eating this but why would you limit yourself to just a specific group on the food chain? If you overeat without exercising, you will gain weight. Whatever it is you are trying to accomplish, eat a balanced diet. Incorporate exercise for a beneficial lifestyle change. Good luck ...Read more