Nutritional Benefits of Organic Bananas

Everyone knows organic bananas are a great source of nutrients which are key to fueling healthy and active bodies. But do your customers know the exact health benefits that organic bananas provide? Here are the nutritional facts for bananas:

  • Serving Size=1 medium banana
  • Calories=110
  • Fat=0 g
  • Cholesterol=0 g
  • Potassium=400 mg (10% of daily recommended value)
  • Dietary Fiber=4 g (16% of daily recommended value)
  • Sugar=14.8 g
  • Protein=1 g (2% of daily recommended value)
  • Vitamin C=16% of daily recommended value
  • Vitamin B6=20% of daily recommended value
Here are a few specific health factors that help make an organic banana nature’s perfect food:
  • Since bananas contain high levels of potassium, they’re good for the heart and nervous system. Potassium is essential for keeping muscles healthy, so bananas are a perfect fuel food for athletes.
  • The high levels of potassium also aid in kidney and bone health. Potassium helps to increase the absorption of calcium and reduce the risk of kidney stones.
  • Bananas contain trace amounts of Tryptophan, which helps the body produce serotonin. Serotonin has a calming effect on the brain and creates stabilized moods.
  • Bananas are one of the best natural sources of vitamin B6. This vitamin is essential in helping the body produce hemoglobin, antibodies, immune response and maintaining proper blood/sugar ratios in the blood.
  • Bananas act as a binder and can help with many gastrointestinal problems.
  • Bananas are a good source of dietary fiber, which helps lower the risk of coronary heart disease and of type 2 diabetes.
Your customers are eager to know the health benefits of natural foods. Better assist them with these helpful facts.

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2 Responses to “Nutritional Benefits of Organic Bananas”
  1. Anonymous says:

    I always knew bananas had a lot of potassium, but was unaware of the other health benefits. Great blog.

  2. OsterGreen says:

    Glad you liked it. Keep following for more good tips!

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