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Q: Bananas ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Bananas
Category: Health
Asked by: fred611-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 09 Mar 2006 15:12 PST
Expires: 08 Apr 2006 16:12 PDT
Question ID: 705521
Are bananas good for you?  Please provide what's good and bad about them?
Subject: Re: Bananas
Answered By: cynthia-ga on 09 Mar 2006 17:09 PST
Hi fred611,

Bananas are packed with nutrition and there is very little bad about them. 

Here's the facts:

Nutrition Data
Data for this listing was provided by USDA.


93% Carbs 
 3% Fats 
 4% Protein 
The Good:
This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. It is
also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Potassium and
Manganese, and a very good source of Vitamin B6.

The Bad:
A large portion of the calories in this food come from sugars.

There's a lot more detailed information at the link above.

Here's another source that has the same information in an easier to read format:

Nutritional Information on Bananas, raw

Here's a page at the DOLE FOOD COMPANY web site:


Hope this helps!  If I can clarify anything for you, please ask for a


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Subject: Re: Bananas
From: hardtofindbooks-ga on 09 Mar 2006 17:12 PST
Good banana

Bad banana

Straight banana

Gay banana

Endangered banana

Banana Split

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