Banana Nutrition Facts: Beat Nutrients Deficiency by consuming 1 Banana daily

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Banana is a complete dietary fruit rich of Iron, potassium, vitamins and minerals. You will be surprising after having figures and facts describing nutritional value of banana.

Banana nutrition facts are must to know if you are suffering from deficiency of vitamins and other important nutrients. Here in the table below we have explained its nutrients values and calories.

The table consisting of all nutrients as per 100 gram of banana (7″-7.5″ tall)

Nutrition Facts of Banana

Serving Size 100 gram Daily Value %
Total Fat .3 g 0
Sodium 1mg 0
Saturated Fat 0.1g 0
Protein 0
Dietary Fiber 2.6g 10
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8

 

Sugar 12 g 0
Vitamin A 1
Iron 1
Vitamin C 14
Calcium 0
Protein 1.1 g 2

 

Vitamins in Banana

Nutrients Amount Daily Value (DV)
Betaine 0.1 mg 0
Choline 9.8 mg  
Folate 20.00 mcg  
Folic acid 0.00 mcg  
Niacin 0.665 mg 3 %
Thiamin 0.031 mg 2 %
Pantothenic acid 0.334 mg 3 %
Vitamin A 64.00 IU 1 %
Vitamin A, RAE 3.00 mcg
Riboflavin 0.073 mg 4 %
Lycopene 0.00 mcg
Carotene, beta 26.00 mcg
Carotene, alpha 25.00 mcg
Vitamin B6 0.367 mg 18 %
Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0 %
Vitamin E 0.10 mg 0 %
Vitamin C 8.7 mg 14 %
Tocopherol, delta 0.01 mg
Tocopherol, alpha 0.10 mg
Tocopherol, gamma 0.02 mg
Tocotrienol, alpha 0.06 mg
Vitamin K 0.5 mcg 1 %

 

Carbohydrates in Banana

Nutrient Amount Daily Value (DV)
Carbohydrate 22.84 g 8 %
Fiber 2.6 g 10 %
Galactose 0.00 g
Sugars 12.23 g
Sucrose 2.39 g
Maltose 0.01 g
Glucose (dextrose) 4.98 g
Fructose 4.85 g
Starch 5.38 g

 

Minerals in Banana

Nutrient Amount Daily Value (DV)
Calcium, Ca 5.00 mg
Copper 0.078 mg 4 %
Fluoride 2.2 mcg
Iron, Fe 0.26 mg 1 %
Magnesium, Mg 27.00 mg 7 %
Manganese 0.270 mg 14 %
Phosphorus, P 22.00 mg 2 %
Potassium, K 358.00 mg 8 %
Selenium 1.0 mcg 1 %
Zinc, Zn 0.15 mg
Sodium, Na 1.00 mg

 

Proteins & Amino-Acids in Banana

Nutrient Amount Daily Value (DV)
Proline 0.028 g
Protein 1.09 g 2 %
Alanine 0.040 g
Arginine 0.049 g
Cystine 0.009 g
Aspartic acid 0.124 g
Serine 0.040 g
Valine 0.047 g 3 %
Tryptophan 0.009 g 3 %
Glycine 0.038 g
Isoleucine 0.028 g 2 %
Lysine 0.050 g 2 %
Glutamic acid 0.152 g
Histidine 0.077 g
Methionine 0.008 g 1 %
Leucine 0.068 g 2 %
Tyrosine 0.009 g 1 %
Threonine 0.028 g 3 %
Phenylalanine 0.049 g 3 %
Water 74.91 g

 

Largest exporters of banana in world

According to a survey held in 2012 India and China are the top most exporters of Banana.  The whole world produce around 140 million metric tonnes banana and out of it 18% around 25 million metric tonnes produced in India.

Have a look on table below to know the top 10 exporters of Banana in the world in 2012.

 

Country Millions of Tonnes Percentage of World Total
 India 25 18%
 China 10.6 8%
 Uganda 9.8 7%
 Philippines 9.2 7%
 Ecuador 7.6 5%
 Brazil 6.9 5%
 Indonesia 6.2 4%
 Colombia 5.3 4%
 Cameroon 4.9 3%
 Ghana 3.6 3%
Rest World 50.2 36%
Total world 139.3 100%

 

 

Reference:

https://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/2159

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banana

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