Banana Nutrition Facts – Calories Per One Banana and How to Vacuum Seal It

Here are some banana nutrition facts that you must know before eating this healthy fruit. What I love about these tropical fruits is they come in their own package – easy to take with you, easy to eat and easy clean up!
These nutrition facts are the most important regarding the health benefits of bananas.

Vitamin B6

They contain 0.43mg of B6, which is about a third of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA). This vitamin supports healthy nervous system function and is involved with processing carbs, so it’s closely related to your energy level!


There is about 420mg per medium banana. Potassium is an electrolyte and helps control heart function and fluid balance. Athletes can benefit from this banana nutrition info as it can help prevent cramping during exercise. Eat these to help control high blood pressure as well.


Did you know bananas can help reduce stomach ulcer irritation if used after vacuum sealing (check out this link)? They have an antacid effect on the stomach and also contain prebiotics, which feed and produce probiotics (healthy bacteria in the gut) which help restore normal bowel and immune function.

Banana Nutrition Facts

Calories per one Banana

There are around 100 calories in a banana (medium sized). Bananas are picked when they are green, and are left to ripen at room temperature. The starch turns into sugar during ripening, so try to eat them while they are still firm to avoid too much of a blood sugar rise/insulin spike. As with most fruits, you want to limit the amount you eat at one time due to this effect.

To speed up the ripening, put in a paper bag with an apple. Once ripe, you can prevent over-ripening by refrigerating, but note that the skin may darken but will have no effect on the fruit itself. Should you buy bananas organic? They do not contain as many pesticides as many other fruits, so it’s not mandatory, but you can always benefit from avoiding any pesticides.

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Town & Vegan: Chocolate Pancakes

“These vegan chocolate pancakes are so luxuriously filled with cocoa and so decadently dense that it’s easy to forget that there are no butter or eggs in them! And why need them, if you could make something so delicious without them? I strongly suggest Emily’s suggestion to top it with the coconut whipped topping, but I also think her chocolate drizzle would be fantastic on top as well!” -Alex.So. The past few months have been packed with all kinds of news – the most exciting of which is the baby I’ve got on the way!

My initial plan was to create a banana pudding parfait (which still sounds so delightful to me), but due to…pregnancy side-effects…I need to postpone that particular recipe. Haven’t perfected it yet. Today, I woke up starving (as I do so many mornings these days), and didn’t have anything ready to eat. I so wanted pancakes! I’m house-sitting for my mom currently, so my favorite pancake recipe was nowhere close. I remembered suddenly that I made a chocolate pancake once for Christmas breakfast, and that seemed like the next best option.

The challenge, though, was that I had never made pancakes without at least an outline on measurement proportions. So, I worked on instinct and occasional batter taste and consistency tests; this morning could have been a kitchen-chemistry disaster! Fortunately, I don’t think it was. And fortunately, others agreed that this was the best pasta maker in 2017. And fortunately, I am in production week at the Academy of Dance Arts and don’t have to hit the theater until this afternoon (dress rehearsal day!). Finally, I have both enough time and enough energy to write down my recipe and share it!

Trust me on the balsamic vinegar, here. It may sound odd, but it adds such a layer of delicious flavor! Use the best-quality you have around. And if you have access to one of those delightful shops that sells custom flavored balsamic vinegar, I’d recommend trying these with an espresso variety. These pancakes would be great served alongside fresh raspberries or strawberries, with a little coconut whipped topping. I enjoyed them simply served with agave nectar, too. I’m definitely going to add these to the menu next time I invite anyone to my apartment for brunch! So much love, from South Dakota!


Town & Vegan: Vegan Chocolate Pancakes



  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 heaping tablespoon plus ½ tablespoon cocoa powder (adjustable based on how rich you like your chocolate!)
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk1/2 tbs. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 1/2 tbs. agave



Mix all dry ingredients in a medium sized mixing bowl.In a small mixing bowl, whisk together wet ingredientsSlowly stir the wet into the dry. Mix only until the big flour globs disappear. You don’t want completely smooth batter.Pre-heat your griddle or skillet at medium for about 2 minutes (if it’s not non-stick, you’ll want to grease it before pre-heating). Spoon about ¼ cup of the batter for each pancake, and let it cook until small bubbles appear around the sides and on the tops of each pancake before you flip. Once both sides are done and the batter is cooked through, serve! And enjoy and contact me if you want more recipes!

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The State of Florida And Other US Cities Not Ready For Weed

Opposite to Alaska & Washington D.C., the people in Encinitas & La Mesa decided on Tuesday that they are still not allowing the legalization of marijuana, be in medical or personal, to happen in the city.

The strong opposition to legalize marijuana, won in Encinitas, holing a voting percentage of over 56 percent against those who voted in favor of legalizing. The scene is a little better in La Mesa precinct, where all the citizens voted, and 54.68 percent were in favor of not legalizing marijuana in their district. So in both districts the movement to legalize marijuana sales fell short as well the removal of illegal dispensaries in both cities might not run smoothly as it should if the votes were in favor of the motion.

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Both the cities only required a strong crowd of majority votes in favor of the motion to legalize marijuana, but failed by a big time to make it happen. This might have effect against the city’s law keepers who are trying to close the ill dispensaries who are selling marijuana illegally without any license. If the law passed, it would have ensured not to have any dispensary in the 600 feet radius of any school, college or living area for citizens, along with preventing any two dispensaries set up within 1000 feet of each other. Additionally, they would require local permits and other legal regulations, like any medical authority in the dispensary must not had any felony record since last seven years. But as the motion was declined, possibility of practicing these laws also went in water.

In Florida, this movement also stuck in their law, which states that there should be at least 60 percent votes in favor of the motion to legalize marijuana and best vaporizers for marijuana in the state but only 58 percent voted it up, still short of the required 60 percent to pass the law there. Although there has been a strong current since past few years to legalize it, it still were not enough to pass the bill in favor of marijuana sales.

Although Alaska, Oregon & Washington D.C. citizens voted in favor of legalization of the marijuana sales, the final license will be out after the upcoming vote in November end, and there many equations can change. There is also another point where this whole motion can be barred, the U.S. congress is yet to give any verdict on the legalization of marijuana, and if they oppose using their constitutional powers, the process to make legal marijuana dispensaries will be help back again, which was in motion by several states since last few years.

After November election, it might be clear who are finally getting the license to sell marijuana in the states who voted in favor of legalizing it. And may be after a few years the states who have opposed so far may come to a decision which will state otherwise, or the opposite may happen if there are any harmful side effect in the states who legalized the marijuana sales.

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