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Chiquita Bananas
Chiquita Banana. Quite Possibly, the Worlds Perfect Food.

Bananas are one of nature's best energy sources. They help satisfy you when you're hungry. Eating a banana helps you meet your daily requirement of five fruits and vegetables. Whether you're watching your weight, or just trying to eat right and be healthy, Chiquita bananas are convenient, portable and a perfect part of your diet.

There's more. Chiquita bananas are the perfect post-exercise snack. During strenuous physical activity, your body loses important vitamins, like B6 and C, as well as minerals like potassium. A banana helps replace these nutrients and helps you maintain your peak performance. Now you know why marathon runners and bikers eat bananas after a race. Even if you're not in a race, a banana can give you the energy to get through a busy day!

It's also proven that low-fat diets rich in vegetables and fruits may reduce the risk of some types of cancer. Bananas are a perfect part of a good diet that can help you live longer and healthier.

  • Bananas have no fat, cholesterol or sodium.
  • A medium-sized banana has 110 calories.
  • A single banana supplies 20% of the U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance of B6, and 11% of potassium.
  • According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), eating foods rich in potassium and low in sodium may help reduce the risk of high-blood pressure and stroke.
  • Chiquita bananas are certified by the American Heart Association when eaten as part of a low-fat, balanced diet.
  • A diet low in fat and high in fruits and vegetables may reduce your risk of some cancers.

 


 
Check out our Classic Banana Recipes and our Potassium Rich Recipes!

| Bananas | Cantaloupe | Grapefruit |
| Grapes | Honeydew Melons |
| Other Fruits and Vegetables |




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