Downsides of Eating a Banana Every Day

They may leave you hungry

Because bananas are very low in fat and protein, the majority of calories in bananas come from carbohydrates. If breakfast or a snack only consists of a banana

I prefer to pair bananas with a protein source like cheese or peanut butter so that I can make sure to balance the carbohydrate content with a protein source."

high potassium levels or kidney diseases.

People With High Potassium Levels May Also Have Kidney Disease Or Kidney Issues. Limiting Certain Foods High In Potassium 

This is because those with advanced kidney disease are not able to properly remove potassium from the blood. High potassium levels could potentially lead to heart attack or death

They may cause gas or bloat

For some individuals, bananas might cause gas and bloating due to the amount of soluble fiber and a natural sugar alcohols that are found in bananas," says Pankonin

Even though soluble fiber is needed in the diet, too much might cause feelings of gas or bloating [immediately afterwards]." Cut back on bananas to reduce bloat


taking certain medications.

There Are Certain Medications That Interact With Foods So Make Sure To Ask Your Doctor  If Any Of The Medications You Take May Have An Interaction With Foods

Two types of medication that you should avoid eating bananas with are ACE inhibitors and spironolactone. That's because they raise blood potassium levels,

 low carb diet-friendly.

In general, bananas are a convenient fruit source that contain calories mostly from carbohydrates," says Pankonin. One medium-sized banana contains 27 grams of carbs

So if you're on a low-carb diet, bananas may put your carb count over the edge. For more, read on: Eating Low Carb and Still Gaining Weight? This Could Be Why

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