Banana – calories, nutrition and recipes
Banana is an indispensable part of everyday life and comes from South East Asia. Soldiers of Alexander of Macedonia are among the first that used bananas, we wonder did they eat it before, during or after the battle?
Calories in a banana
Let’s take middle size banana for example that is weighted around 120 grams.
It has an excellent ratio of potassium and sodium, contains 430mg of potassium and 1.2mg of sodium in a quantity of 120 grams, but we should be aware of the sugar content. It contains 14.4 grams of sugar on 24.5 grams of carbs which is a fair amount.
Banana diet is very popular, but it doesn’t have any scientific base and we do not recommend this kind of nutrition where we are going to load ourselves with sugar. Weight loss is a very simple process where we have to take care of the energy balance and consume less energy than we spent with a few more things to take care of, but eating bananas all day is not a solution.
Banana – where to buy?
You can buy them on market or stores.
When they are in season?
This food is available troughout the year.
Banana pancake recipe
Banana pancakes are very easy to prepare. Mix the oatmeal, egg, and banana and add water as needed to get a thick mixture. Fry them in a pan on couple drops of coconut oil.
They are a natural source of radioactive isotopes, but the chances that this radiation is going to kill you is almost zero. It takes a couple of hundred million peeled bananas to get you in danger.
They do not grow on trees but from the roots of a plant that grows above the ground.
In East Africa, bananas are one of the main sources of food for almost 50% of the population, and around 100 billion bananas per year are eaten all over the world.
Question for you!
How many bananas you eat per week? Type down your number in the comments below!
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