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Anonymous asked in HealthDiet & Fitness · 12 months ago

Do bananas help you lose or gain weight?

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  • 12 months ago

    Strange as it may seem, bananas are food for those who are overweight and those who are underweight, helping to correct both conditions, even as they are aids to remedying both diarrhea and constipation.

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  • 12 months ago

    tbh it doesn't really matter! you should count the total amount calories you're eating per day. if you're eating below your maintenance calories then you will lose weight but if you're eating above maintenance calories then you will gain weight

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  • 12 months ago

    Probably lose a little bit of weight bc bananas are 108 calories each. That's pretty low so it would take awhile to gain weight from eating only bananas bc you need 3500 calories to gain a pound of fat.

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  • 12 months ago

    In moderation they're weight neutral

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  • R K
    Lv 7
    12 months ago

    depends on how many you eat.

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  • 12 months ago

    Really neither, but more likely gain. Bananas are high is sugar (fructose). Eating sugar produces insulin. Insulin tells your body to store fat. Weight gain or loss is based on a combination of how many calories you eat, how much your body uses, what foods you eat, and when you eat them. One isolated fruit isn't the issue.

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  • Jen
    Lv 7
    12 months ago

    Bananas itself doesnt make you gain or lose weight. I eat up to 4 per day (Im a banana/oranges junkie..cant get enough!) If youre wanting to eat healthy, they are good to add into your diet.

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  • 12 months ago

    They are high carb so eating a lot of them isn't going to help with weight loss. Would a person gain weight? It depends upon the person

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  • 12 months ago

    Full of fiber, minerals, other good things . . . . . and calories. So good for you in moderation.

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  • Petter
    Lv 7
    12 months ago

    That would be gain weight, like any food.

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