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Calories in a Baby Banana

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Alexis Jenkins writes to motivate others in areas of health including nutrition, fitness training and improving lifestyle choices. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in health science from Brigham Young University-Idaho.
Calories in a Baby Banana
Large bunches of baby bananas on a table. Photo Credit RobertKacpura/iStock/Getty Images

The baby banana, also known as the Lady Finger, is a smaller version of an average-sized banana that does not exceed 6 inches. Baby bananas are sweet and provide a healthy, nutrient-dense snack.

Calories

According to FatSecret.com, one baby banana contains 80 calories. Baby bananas contain 0 g of fat, 20 g carbohydrates, 1 g dietary fiber and 1 g protein.

Nutrition Information

Baby bananas are a nutrient-rich food source. According to Colombian Tropical Fruits, baby bananas contain vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus, ascorbic acid, tryptophan, iron and niacin. Bananas are also a good source of potassium.

Preparation Suggestions

Bananas can be useful in a number of different foods. A sweet-tasting and fulfilling snack by itself, bananas can also be pureed and used in smoothies or baked goods. They can also be sliced and added to fruit salads, ice cream and other sweet treats, suggests True Star Health.

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