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105 calories
0.39grams fat
27 grams carbohydrate
3.1 grams fiber
6mg calcium
0.31 iron
32 mg magnesium
26 mg phosphorus
422mg potassium
0.18 mg zinc
Manganese, Mn mg 0.319
Selenium, Se mcg 1.2
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 10.3
Thiamin mg 0.037
Riboflavin mg 0.086
Niacin mg 0.785
Pantothenic acid mg 0.394
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.433
Folate, total mcg 24
Folic acid mcg 0
Folate, food mcg 24
Folate, DFE mcg_DFE 24
Vitamin B-12 mcg 0.00
Vitamin B-12, added mcg 0.00
Vitamin A, IU IU 76
Vitamin A, RAE mcg_RAE 4
Retinol mcg 0
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.12
Vitamin E, added mg 0.00
Tocopherol, beta mg 0.00
Tocopherol, gamma mg 0.02
Tocopherol, delta mg 0.01
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) mcg 0.6

Amino acids
Tryptophan g 0.011
Threonine g 0.033
Isoleucine g 0.033
Leucine g 0.080
Lysine g 0.059
Methionine g 0.009
Cystine g 0.011
Phenylalanine g 0.058
Tyrosine g 0.011
Valine g 0.055
Arginine g 0.058
Histidine g 0.091
Alanine g 0.047
Aspartic acid g 0.146
Glutamic acid g 0.179
Glycine g 0.045
Proline g 0.033
Serine g 0.047
I think bananas are delicious and filling. They have 3.1 grams of dietary fiber, a goodly pile of fiber, lots of potassium, and almost no fat.
A snack WELL worth the 110 calories.

I try to have one a day if I can time them right, which is tough. (I can't stand the taste of an underripe banana.)