Is there any food as cool as the banana? It comes in its own little package, is completely portable and is loaded with nutrients and fiber. And you can buy one for around 40 cents. Bananas are cheap because they're always available, regardless of season.
Bananas are a very good source of potassium. Athletes love bananas because they provide energy via fiber and vital potassium. Bananas can lower your risk for heart disease, sooth ulcers, relieve constipation, help your body to absorb calcium and protect your kidneys. They are a true "superfood."
Eat your bananas plain, or add them to a smoothie for a creamier texture. And don't forget the kid-friendly peanut butter and banana sandwich!