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What nutrients does a banana have?

Asked by motheith (1points) July 28th, 2008 from iPhone


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trumi's avatar

Very few once I cover it in Nutella.

Carbohydrates 22.84 g
– Sugars 12.23 g
– Dietary fiber 2.6 g
Fat 0.33 g
Protein 1.09 g
Vitamin A equiv. 3 μg 0%
Thiamin (Vit. B1) 0.031 mg 2%
Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.073 mg 5%
Niacin (Vit. B3) 0.665 mg 4%
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.334 mg 7%
Vitamin B6 0.367 mg 28%
Folate (Vit. B9) 20 μg 5%
Vitamin C 8.7 mg 15%
Calcium 5 mg 1%
Iron 0.26 mg 2%
Magnesium 27 mg 7%
Phosphorus 22 mg 3%
Potassium 358 mg 8%
Zinc 0.15 mg 1%
One banana is 100–150 g.
Percentages are relative to US
recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient database

lefteh's avatar
Great website for researching the nutrition behind almost any food.

@trumi: Since when did Nutella magically make nutrients disappear into thin air?

trumi's avatar

Soo much Nutella… Mmmmmm….

But you’re right, I withdraw the humor.

melonsforeal's avatar

lots of potassium. They attract mosquitos if you eat them.

Lovelocke's avatar – Banana Nutritional Value.

End of thread… aside from the first guy who Googled for you.

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