Advertisement




More DailyStrength
Health Event Calendar
See what's new on the site
Step-by-step Tutorials
How to use DailyStrength
We're on Facebook
Check out our page
Follow us on Twitter
Read our tweets
Get Cool DS Stuff
Shirts, Hats, Baby Wear
Advice:
Avoid Bananas?
Watch this 
View More Posts Ignore
I'm trying to lose body fat and get fit. My mom said that bananas are more fattening so when eating fruit, I should avoid them. Is she right?

They're my favorite.. =\
Posted on 04/01/08, 12:09 pm
3 Replies Add Your Advice
Reminder: This is a support group for Healthy Eating. We trust you will do your best to remain positive and helpful. For more information, see our rules of the road.

You may also create your own Member Groups where you can moderate the discussion.
Advice:
Email me when others reply to this topic help
View More Posts Ignore
Reply #1 - 04/01/08  1:29pm
" there are different kinds of fat. Avocados are high in fat, but you should eat them rather than a candy bar.

You need to find a website or a book that will give you the nutritional info on your foods. there are a lot of factors to decide how you want to eat when "dieting" "
View More Posts Ignore
Reply #2 - 04/01/08  1:58pm
" They aren't really more fattening, but they are more carby/starchy.

1 medium banana, counts as 2 fruits.

A 7inch banana has about 110 calories, 1g of fat, 28 carbs, 3g fiber.

A medium apple has about 81 calories, 0 fat, 21 carbs and 4g fiber.

A cup of melon has about 60 calories, 0 fat, 16g carbs and 1g fiber.

A normal slice of plain white bread has about 70 calories, 1g fat, 15 carbs and 1g fiber.

A whole green skin avocado has about 489 calories, 47g fat, 22 carbs and 15g fiber.

A whole black skinned avocado has about 279 calories, 27g fat, 13g carbs and 9g fiber.

I say, eat what you want if it fits into your lifestyle plan of eating. Everything in moderation. If you eat a banana, don't eat any more fruit for the day or keep track of your other carbs. "
View More Posts Ignore
Reply #3 - 04/01/08  3:39pm
" calorieking.com has a list of foods with their nutritional content "

Add Your Advice
Advertisement


More From Around the Web