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banana

Banana / bananas

Plural: Bananas

Also called: Cavendish

Scientific name: Musa acuminata

Quick answers

Calories, Allergies and healthiness.

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Calories Low Banana contains 89 calories per 100g and can be considered low in calories.
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Allergy and hypersensitivity birch pollen, mugwort pollen, ambrosia pollen, latex Banana can cause allergic / hypersensitivity reactions for parts of the population.
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Healthiness Excellent Banana is a great healthy option and can be consumed in larger amounts regularly.

Information

Everything you need to know and a little bit more.

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Handling

Storage Room temperature
Temperature +18°C
Shelf life / Best before 5 days
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Freezing

Can banana be frozen? Yes
Preparation Peel and portion
Quality when defrosted Mediocre
Tip: Write name and date on a label for easy oversight in the freezer.
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Used in

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Seasonal Guide

januaryfebruarymarchaprilmayjunejulyaugustseptemberoctobernovemberdecember
Banana season year-round
To get the best price and the freshest products always pick produce that is in season.
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Nutritional values per 100g

Energy 89 kcal / 372 kj
Fat 0,33 g
Saturated fat 0,11 g
Carbohydrates 22,8 g
Sugars 12,2 g
Protein 1,09 g
Salt 0 g
Nutritional values in plain text
Banana has a very low amount of fat with a low share being saturated fat. Contains a significant amount of carbohydrates and a fair amount of sugars. Banana contains a lesser amount of protein and has no salt at all.
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Vitamins and minerals

calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, vitamin c, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin b6, folate, choline, vitamin a, carotene, vitamin e, vitamin k
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Cholesterol

Banana contains 0 mg kolesterol per 100g, meaning its free from cholesterol.
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Allergy and hypersensitivity

Allergies No info
Cross-Reactivities birch pollen, mugwort pollen, ambrosia pollen, latex
Labeling requirement (EU) No
Labeling requirement means that the product contains allergens that have special labeling requirements. Either in the product itself or from its ingredients.
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Diets

Keto friendly No
LCHF friendly No
Sugar free (under 0,5g) No
Fat-free (under 0,5g) Yes
Gluten-free Yes
Dairy free Yes
Lactose free Yes
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Diabetes

Diabetes friendly Borderline
Glycemic index (GI) 62
Please note!
The above is only a general guide based on GI value. Always consult a doctor about your personal situation.
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Weight and volume

1 l banana in grams 630 g
1 dl banana in grams 63 g
1 cl banana in grams 6,3 g
1 ml banana in grams 0,63 g
1 tbsp banana in grams 9,45 g
1 tsp banana in grams 3,15 g
1 krm banana in grams 0,63 g
1 kg banana in liters 1,59 liters
1 hg banana in dl 1,59 dl
1 g banana in ml 1,59 ml
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Exercise

Run, ride a bike or go to the gym to burn off the calories.

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Running 1,48 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of banana you need to run about 1,48 km at a decent tempo.
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Biking 3,18 km / 100g To burn off a 100g of banana you need to ride a bike about 3,18 km at a decent pace.
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Swimming 27 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of banana you need to swim for 27 minutes at a decent intensity.
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Gym 53 min / 100g To burn off a 100g of banana you need to workout for 53 minutes at a decent intensity.