Banana

 

Australian bananas aren’t just shaped like smiles, they’re the perfect to create them too. With Low GI carbohydrates, vitamin B6 and magnesium, they have the combination to keep you sharp and smiling all day long.

What nutrients in bananas boost mood? 
  • Folate (vitamin B9)
  • Niacin (vitamin B3)
  • Vitamin B6
  • Biotin (vitamin B7)
  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Fibre
  • Low GI carbohydrates
  • Natural fruit sugars
  • Potassium
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Fruit bowl
  • Fridge

Top Tip: Ripen in a fruit bowl, and then pop in the fridge for five days of freshness. 

 

Prep
  • Toss
  • Blend
  • Bake
  • Fry
  • BBQ

Top Tip: Simply wrap bananas in foil and place on the BBQ for a tasty treat.  

Seasonal Information

Australian bananas are in season all year-round.

 

How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

1 banana (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

Did you know?

Australians munch through over 5,000,000 bananas every day

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for one medium-sized banana (150g) are:

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of fruit you should eat is 2 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

1 banana (150g) counts as 1 serve of fruit.

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