How many Calories in a Banana?



The banana is an edible fruit – botanically a berry produced by several kinds of large herbaceous flowering plants in the genus Musa.In some countries, bananas used for cooking may be called plantains, in contrast to dessert bananas. The fruit is variable in size, color and firmness, but is usually elongated and curved, with soft flesh rich in starch covered with a rind which may be green, yellow, red, purple, or brown when ripe.

How many Calories in a Banana?

You must know the calorie content of each food that you eat to have healthy life style. Fruits also have specified calorie content in them. If you have eating habits and you love to eat banana than you must know how many calories in a banana. Details of how many calories in a banana are given here.

There are 89 calories per 100 grams of bananas. Total protein content of bananas is 1.1 grams which includes different vitamins and minerals quantities are mentioned in table

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Vitamin A                            1%
Vitamin B                           0%
Vitamin B6                  20%
Vitamin C                         14%
Vitamin D                          0%
Iron                                 1%
Calcium                            0%
Magnesium                 6%
Bananas also contain some amount of fat in them which include saturated and unsaturated fat. Total Fat content is 0.3 grams.Source

Saturated Fat          0.1g
Polyunsaturated Fat   0.1g
Monounsaturated Fat     0g
Besides all this other nutrients like carbohydrates, sodium, potassium, sugar, fiber and cholesterol are also present and all values are also mentioned in the table

Sodium          1 mg
Potassium       358 mg
Cholesterol   0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 23 g
Sugar                12 g
Dietary Fiber        2.6 g


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