Bananas are one of the most widely consumed fruits in the world for good reason. The curved yellow fruit packs a big nutritional punch, wrapped in its own convenient packaging. Some scientists believe that the banana may have even been the world's first fruit.
High fiber intakes from fruits and vegetables like bananas are associated with a lowered risk of colorectal cancer. Heart health: The fiber, potassium, vitamin C and B6 content in bananas all support heart health