16 Awesome Banana Facts Everyone Should Know (INFOGRAPHIC)

Overhead portrait of child girl with picnic
Bananas fit many occasions -- from a picnic to a mid-day snack to a morning energy boost. (Image: Maria Teijeiro/DigitalVision/Getty Images)

Did you know that 96 percent of households in the U.S. buy bananas every month? It’s true — and no surprise, given the incredible health benefits they offer. They’ve earned a spot at the pop culture table, thanks to Andy Warhol’s iconic pop artwork of the fruit, but there’s more to bananas than just good looks. For more interesting facts about this tasty fruit, we packaged up out 16 Surprising Facts About Bananas slideshow into this fun, shareable graphic below. Enjoy!

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Get your banana facts straight with this infographic. (Image: LIVESTRONG.COM)
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