Fit Food Spotlight Bananas


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Fit Food Spotlight: Bananas. by Lori Nedescu, MS RD CSSD. July 29, 2019. No Comments. Bananas have been a long-time favorite food in the diet of athletes and MyFitnessPal users.

From toppings on pre-workout pancakes, stuffing for a nut butter sandwich, mix-ins for overnight oats and smoothies to a simple snack, bananas are a go-to ingredient for meals that commonly fuel training. Fit Food Spotlight: Bananas! Bananas are a favorite food choice amongst many athletes.

Bananas are a versatile food that has topped protein pancakes, mixed with overnight oats, added to smoothies, stuffed in between bread slices for a nut butter sandwich, consumed as a simple snack. While some products are moving toward a ‘real food’ approach with minimally processed ingredients, it can be easy to forget certain whole foods, like bananas, can provide the same benefits as what some people call ‘science food’. Dates are packed with an ideal mix of types of carbohydrates to fuel workouts and boost energy.

Bananas provide roughly 120 calories per medium-sized fruit. This amount is a solid way to boost the calorie count of any meal without going overboard. Athletes commonly need to boost calories of normal meals and snacks due to high-energy expenditures of daily training. Fit Food Spotlight: Avocado. While bananas might be the standard athlete food, the real fit-fruit winner might be the avocado.

That’s right, those green ovals with the creamy flesh and a large seed are actually fruit. With the recent increase in fat-friendly diet. Fad diets often put a certain food in the spotlight to convince you that it has magical weight loss properties.

The common banana, an inexpensive staple fruit, has had its fair share of promotional time. Fad diets pair bananas with milk and more contemporary banana-based fad diets let you eat as many calories as you want. Bob Harper, star of NBC’s The Biggest Loser, shares tips to have a healthier diet without sacrificing flavor! Follow him on Facebook and Twitter for tips on how you can start living a better life. Ripe bananas are a baker’s best friend, as green bananas can totally ruin an impromptu baking session at home.Ripe bananas are dotted with spots.

When it comes to sugar bananas, Monash data suggests that 1 medium (112g) firm sugar banana is low FODMAP (), and this would be a good place to start testing your tolerance levels.#FODMAP Tip: Peel and freeze your firm bananas in ziplock bags before they start getting brown spots. Then use the bananas to make low FODMAP smoothies, banana ice cream, or banana butterscotch pudding. Bananas provide an easily digestible source of carbohydrates, the preferential fuel during exercise.

They’re light on your stomach, which won’t weigh you.

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Banana purée challenged with yeasts, moulds, clostridia and bacilli, known to spoil fruits, and stored without refrigeration for 120 days remained stable if proper hurdles were applied (mild heat treatment, adjustment of aw = 0.97 and pH = 3.4, addition of 100 ppm ascorbic acid and 400 ppm sodium bisulfite).

“New Methods of Food Preservation” by G. W. Gould
from New Methods of Food Preservation
by G. W. Gould
Springer US, 2012

Most mail-order nurseries that sell bananas will describe the characteristics and suitability of the fruit for cooking or eating.

“The Best of Growing Edge” by Tom Alexander, Don Parker
from The Best of Growing Edge
by Tom Alexander, Don Parker
New Moon Pub, 1994

Fresh bananas are at their best when the peel is solid yellow and speckled with brown and still quite firm.

“Foods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set” by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
from Foods & Nutrition Encyclopedia, Two Volume Set
by Marion Eugene Ensminger, Audrey H. Ensminger
Taylor & Francis, 1993

The majority of the recipes featured the banana as a breakfast item or a sugary dessert such as banana fritters, baked bananas, banana pudding, or banana pie.

“Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States” by John Soluri
from Banana Cultures: Agriculture, Consumption, and Environmental Change in Honduras and the United States
by John Soluri
University of Texas Press, 2009

The peel of six varieties of banana and plantain: dessert banana ( Musa AAA), plantain ( Musa AAB) cooking banana (Musa ABB) and hybrid (Musa AAAB) were found to be rich in total dietary fibre (40–50%), proteins (8–11% DW), essential amino acids, poly-unsaturated fatty acids and potassium (Emaga et al. 2007).

“Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants: Volume 3, Fruits” by Lim T. K.
from Edible Medicinal And Non Medicinal Plants: Volume 3, Fruits
by Lim T. K.
Springer Netherlands, 2012

To MAKE THE cARAMELIZED BANAN as: Line a plate with parchment paper Cut the banana into /8-inch–thick slices – it’s nice to cut on the bias – and toss the slices with lemon juice to keep them from blackening.

“Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours” by Alan Richardson, Dorie Greenspan
from Around My French Table: More than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours
by Alan Richardson, Dorie Greenspan
HMH Books, 2010

brown sugar Sauté the bananas, turning constantly during 5 1 teaspoon grated lime minutes; they will cook and the butter and sugar peel will create a caramel.

“Secrets of Colombian Cooking” by Patricia McCausland-Gallo
from Secrets of Colombian Cooking
by Patricia McCausland-Gallo
Hippocrene Books, 2004

For some recipes, you slice the bananas across, soak the slices in salted water, then pop out the bits from the rings of peel.

“Jane Grigson's Fruit Book” by Jane Grigson, Yvonne Skargon, Judith Hill, Sara Dickerman
from Jane Grigson’s Fruit Book
by Jane Grigson, Yvonne Skargon, et. al.
UNP Bison Books, 2007

Poole praised the banana plant’s productivity and the fruit’s reasonable retail price, ease of preparation, and year-round availability before providing about a dozen recipes featuring bananas.

“Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas” by Steve Striffler, Mark Moberg, Gilbert M. Joseph, Emily S. Rosenberg
from Banana Wars: Power, Production, and History in the Americas
by Steve Striffler, Mark Moberg, et. al.
Duke University Press, 2003

As well as being eaten as a fresh or cooked fruit, ripe bananas can be sunor oven-dried to make ‘figs’ or sliced and fried when unripe to make ‘chips’.

“Handbook of Diseases of Banana, Abaca and Enset” by David R Jones
from Handbook of Diseases of Banana, Abaca and Enset
by David R Jones
CABI, 2018

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  • I don’t mean to be a show off to Bob since he knows a lot more about nutrition than me, but I found a couple of substitutions.  Instead of having peanut butter, have almond butter as some have said below.  Almonds are said to be healthier than peanuts and there’s a lot of processed peanut butter out there like Kraft, Skippy, etc.  I don’t know any processed almond butter brands.  Also, instead of whole grain English muffins (or breads), use rice cakes.  It’s only 35 calories (only the original) per rice cake and it’s cheaper than English muffins, at least in my area.

  • My only worry is, how soil and therefore food is becoming depleted of nutrients…

    How in the hell do we get what we need if food is becoming empty of what we need?


  • i love peanut butter and banana sandwitch with sandwitch bread but english muffin sound so cool. since i do not like fruit beside bananas and peaches in can. i think try the english muffin indstead the reguler breads. i glad you have on here my fit food you put on here

  • @sgfyhpr yes. there are foods that you should never eat. look, you dont need to waste your money on expensive extreme fat burner pills or other bogus supplements if you could try this. i found it here. >

  • Why do most of these videos are these guys rambling on..How long does it take to talk about Bannannas..I never got to any of the others, but thanks to the brave souls who finished watching the whole video and got the 5 foods listed.

  • Now i understand why i feel alive,when i go vegan,i start to eat all of this shit, probability have been potassium deficiency,for last 10 year of my proffesional athlete

  • 1Beans… Pinto. Light color bean. 2Cooked spinach w coconut oil. 3squashes. Acorn the best. 4 avacados 5 mushrooms. ( add to spinach)….. You’re welcome. Suppliment:potassium chloride!

  • Thanks so much! Needed this. I’m on a cruise ship and cant buy bananas for myself and needed this info so I can balance my K. Appreciate the added K supplement info. Thanks.

  • I hope Bob Harper seen this mans comment. My brother is deaf and if he could sign like an adult I know that he would want this too. Also if he could read he would want this too.

  • eat UNprocessed meat and nuts for potassium!!

  • “they will still give you about 35% of your daily potassium”
    Wrong. The guy doesnt know what he is talking about!
    Pinto beans do have 1393mg of potassium per 100g that much is true but this is in its raw form which cannot be consumed. When you cook the beans the potassium level drops to about 100mg per 100g which is only about 2% of your recommended daily allowance. He is talking nonsense.

  • Healthy food can get you fat just as well. The fact that they are lower in calories does not replace the discipline needed to not overeat.

  • But why bananas? And if i do choose bananas can it help bring my potassium levels up? Please help? He said because their is too much sugar in them, too much sugar in the bananas will prevent you from getting the pottasium i need from them? While writing this i already made a banana smoothie. just 8 bananas and a little water? Can that help or thats not enough pottasium? Please help i just really need to know thanks in advance❤

  • Your highkey the best chef their is. I watch your videos every night. Ima be a good cook like you one day. Maybe we can even cook together ��

  • Can someone please help? I’m deaf so I’ve no idea what has been said. So will anyone please answer a couple of questions for me? Thank you.

    1.) Is that a english muffin? Did he say what brand and how many calories?
    2.) What brand is that peanut butter and how many calories?

    Thank you if you answer. I really appreciate it.

    And Bob, please if you read this, please please have someone CC your videos. You have motivated deaf viewers watching you.

  • Bananas don’t have any sugar in them if they have fructose in them. And they’re not particularly high in potassium either. They are actually number 1610 in a list of foods according to their potassium content. Which means they’re 1609 foods that have higher potassium. Number 10 happens to be coffee.

  • Imp.:-Soak the Pinto beans overnight for 8-10 hours and then discard that water before boiling the beans in fresh water. This gets rid of the phytates which block Magnesium, Calcium, Potassium and Zinc absorption.

  • I love this snack! I don’t prefer the agave but do love to sprinkle a little bit of cinnamon on top of the bananas. I even give it to my son as a treat and he loves it!

  • I grind my own salt to make a brine-spray instead of a salt shaker. Mostly “nosalt”potassium chloride with about 1/4 sea salt and about a ten day requirement for magnesium, zinc, iodine, selenium. Mix all that together and send it through the coffee mill….it tastes much better than table salt.

  • He said 30% of your daily potassium in a cup of spinach. But a cup only have 200mg, which is you’ll need to take 23 cups of spinach to meet your daily recommendation. 3:45

  • N mi pais Republica.Dominicana le llamamos guineo.verde o maduro.Los verde los hervimos con sal.Los maduros los licuamos y hacemos jugos o acompañamos con helados en postre o simplemente lo.comemos solo.aveces con miel

  • I have a question about HGH. Is it effective for muscle growth and is it safe for people over 50? Maybe you could do a video on HGH?

  • Sorry I’m always suffer low potassium and uric acid if I eat that beans my whole body can’t move I can’t stand up even my hands I can’t move ito

  • I just had one. WOW it is awesome.!!!!! I used the 100 calorie english muffin, so I had a lid. AWESOMENESS!!!! if thats a word. lol

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  • @ncassel08 I don’t know if you are still looking for an answer to this or not, but just in case…

    1.) That’s a whole wheat english muffin (brand not specified.) He said in half of it, there is 60 calories.
    2.) All natural peanut butter (brand not specified). He said don’t drain off the oil. Just stir it up until it’s creamy. He didn’t mention the calorie count on this one.

  • Only thing you need… Coconut water. 200ml has 600mg(15% rda). You can easily drink 500ml in one sitting. Total calories, 70cals!

  • Coconut oil is very bad for health.Coconut oil has only 15% medium triglycerides or Laurie acid C12 C 14 and 85%fully saturated fats.So donor believe this kid.It will cause inflammation.All seed oils are fully saturated and bad.Virgin olive great and for high heat avocado oil.

  • He really is a two sided coin in appearance: over the net, you get all the memes and videos of him yelling his head off at other people or yelling their heads off for what matters, and bam, out comes a book where he suggests recipes for everyone’s well being… Complete being in some ways.

  • The favoute way to eat them the very hapy Becouse banana is conatinin mixitire minarals and vitamins which the need the body the the me banana is eating raice which fealing any time eat the raice is conistant in banana excelty all people is eat banana

  • I bet Gordon doesn’t even make food! I bet someone makes food for him and he acts as if he made it! Plus the people in kitchen nightmares can cook! I bet he makes the food and makes them look bad!

  • Hi Thomas… I’ve been watching your videos lately and found out a lot what I’ve been doing wrong… I’ve been struggling with cramps all my life and In one of the video’s I saw that cream of tartar is full of potassium… I drink acv with lime juice before meals… So my question is can I add cream of tartar in the acv and lime drink to fulfill the daily potassium requirement… Thank you…

  • #gordonramsay I love watching cooking shows I don’t know why but I really like watching them they make me feel good and love watching you cook maybe one day I’ll learn how to cook good for my girlfriend one day maybe Ken day I can book you to cook for us your an amazing chef I love your videos and shows

  • Dr Berg talked me out of beans. You talked me back onto beans.
    I can coold chard and still get oodles of potassium
    . That’s good. Now I dont need seven cups of chard salad. I can hold my nose and wolf it down. Sounds like a plan. Mushrooms. They are easy for me to eat. Preferably cooked but raw if need be

  • This is not Gordon Ramsay. This is his clone, Rordon Gamsay.

    If this truly was Gordon Ramsay, he would have said “eat fucking healthily you fat fucking donkey”.

  • i always feel guilty about those snacks, but with your okay, I think this will definitely be one of my favorites! Thanx, Bob! ( and thanx for the re-postI did miss it the first time around………..)

  • Uh, I like your information I hate your shirt. That neck opening = sofa king awful looking. It makes you look silly, like a 7 year old kid wearing his Dad’s old undershirt. No offense, I’m sure you’re a good guy just, the shirt kinda kills your presentation.

  • Does anyone have a link to such study that Thomas mentioned? I couldn’t find it on google:/ and I would like to know ho much dosage of Potassium were they given.

  • One day (soon), he should try a different kind of make-up. The ones he always does, like this one, does not flatter him. It looks all one color, no highlight and very matte.