How Many Calories and Carbs Are in a Banana?

Here are answers to those questions.

Bananas are one of the most popular fruits in the world. They are extremely healthy and contain several important nutrients.

People generally know that bananas are very nutritious, but many wonder how many calories and carbs they actually contain.

The calorie content of a banana ranges from 72–135 calories depending on its size. An average-sized banana contains about 100 calories.

An average-sized banana contains about 25 grams of carbs — maybe even less if the banana is unripe (green).

Unripe bananas contain high amounts of resistant starch. Resistant starch escapes digestion and feeds the friendly bacteria in your gut, which use it to produce short-chain fatty acids.

Bananas contain good amounts of fiber, vitamin B6, manganese, vitamin C, folate, and potassium.

Bananas generally contain 72–135 calories and 19-35 grams of carbs, depending on their size.

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