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Banana Facts - An Information Guide

Eating Bananas

We all know bananas are a very common fruit, they’re shipped and eaten the world over. Who doesn’t love a banana?

In this section, we’ll cover some tips around your consumption of bananas, including how and when to eat them, and things to look out for – such as overconsumption and what happens when bananas turn brown.

Cooking with Bananas

Are you looking for some inspiration to use up old squishy bananas? This section will cover some tips for storing bananas, but also some good ideas on how to reuse old, or new bananas, to make some great sweet and savory dishes

Nutritional Benefits of Bananas

So, just how nutritious are bananas?

Exactly what vitamins and minerals are in bananas?

Bananas are a good source of fiber, vitamin C, and B6, among other nutrients, including potassium, phosphorus magnesium, and zinc. Studies have shown that nutrient levels in bananas actually start to peak as they ripen.  Find out more in-depth nutritional information on the humble banana below.

Information On Bananas

So we’ve covered how best to eat bananas, cook or prep them and exactly how beneficial they are to our nutrition. So now it’s time for more generalized information.  In this section we’ll cover some banana trivia and Banana facts:

Did you know that there’s a national banana day? National Banana Day is celebrated on the 3rd Wednesday of every April.

Did you know that in some parts of the world it Is common to eat banana peel?  and that the peel actually contains high amounts of Vitamins B6, B12.

Chris Watson

Chris Watson

I'm the founder of EatForLonger.Com. I'm a food and wellbeing enthusiast researching and sharing foodstuffs and lifestyle-based insights. Simple food-based concepts for optimizing your healthspan, nutrition, and all-around well-being. I hope it inspires you to make tiny changes and add some life to your years.