Bananas 1 kg - Box Item

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Bananas 1 kg - Bananas come from a flowering and are scientifically classified as berries. They can be yellow or green and are grown in warm climates around the globe. The variety of bananas that are used for cooking are called plantains making them unique from the dessert variety. They are a popular fruit that provide numerous health benefits. Among other things, they may boost digestive and heart health due to their fiber and antioxidant content. They may even aid weight loss, as they're relatively low-calorie and nutrient-dense. Bananas contain a fair amount of fibre, as well as several antioxidants.

One medium-sized banana (118 grams) also boasts:

  • Potassium: 9% of the RDI (Recommended Daily Intake)
  • Vitamin B6: 33% of the RDI
  • Vitamin C: 11% of the RDI
  • Magnesium: 8% of the RDI
  • Copper: 10% of the RDI
  • Manganese: 14% of the RDI
  • Net carbs: 24 grams
  • Fiber: 3.1 grams
  • Protein: 1.3 grams
  • Fat: 0.4 grams

Each banana has only about 105 calories and consists almost exclusively of water and carbs. Bananas hold very little protein and almost no fat. The carbs in green, unripe bananas consist mostly of starch and resistant starch, but as the banana ripens, the starch turns into sugar (glucose, fructose and sucrose). Lastly - why did they cancel the ice cream social? Because the banana split with the ice cream.

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