Nutrition Facts Banana
Bananas are a great convenience food and tucked away under its yellow jacket it is jam packed with vitamins A, B6, C, E, manganese, dietary fiber and iron.
They are also loaded with potassium at 467 mg and only 1 mg of sodium per banana, which proves to have many health benefits beyond what you would ever expect.
Sports enthusiasts love this fruit, for the very reason that it replenishes electrolytes and vitamins that have been lost through working out and training.
It can be taken as a snack pre-workout – 2 bananas 1 hour prior to working out provides you with enough sustainable energy to work out for an 1 hour and a half, or as a post-workout snack in a protein smoothie with the tasty whey protein like Gaspari Nutrition Myofusion.
Let’s take a look at this super fruit in more detail.