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Do bananas contain antioxidants?

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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: A little

Bananas do not have nearly the quantity of antioxidants as things like oranges, appes, grapes, blueberries, etc.
They do have some flavenids, vit a, e, and c, which do have antioxidant effects, but this effect is somewhat muted by the high sugar content. However they do have many healthy components like fiber, b vitamins, and potassium - which has been shown to help control blood pressure.

In brief: A little

Bananas do not have nearly the quantity of antioxidants as things like oranges, appes, grapes, blueberries, etc.
They do have some flavenids, vit a, e, and c, which do have antioxidant effects, but this effect is somewhat muted by the high sugar content. However they do have many healthy components like fiber, b vitamins, and potassium - which has been shown to help control blood pressure.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: The healthy banana

I agree with dr. Neilson.
Even if not a great source of antioxidants, they 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.

In brief: The healthy banana

I agree with dr. Neilson.
Even if not a great source of antioxidants, they 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.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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