Welcome to the nutritional protein content in 1 different types of a banana, ranging from 1.09 g to 1.09 g per 100g. The basic type of a banana is Bananas, raw which in 100g contains 1.09 g of protein.

The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for protein is 50 g. For the 100g serving of Bananas, raw, the RDA protein percentage is 2 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Bananas, raw has a nutritional value score of 16 out of 100.Comparing the protein content and the nutritional density in 100g for Bananas, raw; We class this as a medium to low protein content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Fruits and Fruit Juices.Other important and protein related nutrients are Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 89 kcal (4% RDA), the amount of Fat is 0.33 g (1% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 22.84 g (18% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the protein content in a banana.

protein and nutrition facts in a banana per 100g

Comparing protein in a banana vs chicken breast

The amount of protein in chicken breast is 31 g per 100g.As protein percentage of the RDA this is 62 %. Comparing with Bananas, raw, in 100g contains 1.09 g of protein. As a percentage of the RDA this is 2 %. Therefore, chicken breast has 29.91 g more protein than Bananas, raw. In terms of protein percentage this is 2744 % more protein. Chicken breast has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Bananas, raw has a nutritional value score of 16 out of 100.

Amount of protein per 100 Calories

100 calories of bananas, raw is a serving size of 1.12 g, and the amount of Protein is 1.22 g. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Carbohydrate, in 100 Calories are as follows; Fat 0.37 g , Carbohydrate 25.66 g .

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup, mashed (or 225 g)

For the food Bananas, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup, mashed (or 225 g) which contains 2.45 g of Protein. The protein percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 4 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 25.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup, mashed (or 225 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 200.25 kcal, the Fat content is 0.74 g and the Carbohydrate content is 51.39 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of protein and the related and important nutritional values.protein and nutritional content in a banana

The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 cup, mashed or 225 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 8.2 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 6.2 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 185.0 (kcal).

This list of 1 types of a banana, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Bananas, raw through to Bananas, raw where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional protein content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much protein in a banana.

Grams of protein in a banana (per 100g)

The list below gives the total protein content in the 1 items from the general description 'a banana' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate.

The recommended daily allowance for protein is 56g for an average male. This is the RDA used for all nutrition in the listed data. For a typical woman it is 46g. These values are based on 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. It is also recommended that at least 10% of your calories should be from protein with an upper limit of 35% of your calories from protein.

The level of protein can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of protein from the 1 raw items is in Bananas, raw where the content is 1.09 g per 100g. For this serving the amount of Calories is 89 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.33 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 22.84 g.

Highest protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 1 different a banana nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Bananas, raw which contains 1.09 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 2 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 89 kcal, the Fat content is 0.33 g, the Carbohydrate content is 22.84 g.

The lowest amount of protein is in Bananas, raw which in 100g contains 1.09 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 2 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 89 kcal, the amount of Fat is 0.33 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 22.84 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 0 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 0 kcal for Calories, 0 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high protein foods in your diet. For example 100g of Bananas, raw contains 1.09 g of protein. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the protein nutritional content.

The food with the highest protein content per typical serving is Bananas, raw which contains 2.45 g in 1 cup, mashed (or 225 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 4 %. For this serving the Calories content is 200.25 kcal, the Fat content is 0.74 g and the Carbohydrate content is 51.39 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing protein which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of high protein foods.

A banana List, protein Content per 100g

1. Bananas, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Fruits and Fruit Juices
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.09 g (2%)89 kcal (4%)0.33 g (1%)22.84 g (18%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and mashed (or 225g):
   2.45 g (4%) 200.25 kcal (10%) 0.74 g (1%) 51.39 g (40%)
  Other serving sizes 1 cup and sliced (or 150g):
  1.64 g (3%) 133.5 kcal (7%) 0.5 g (1%) 34.26 g (26%)
  Other serving sizes 1 extra small (less than 6 long) (or 81g):
  0.88 g (2%) 72.09 kcal (4%) 0.27 g (0%) 18.5 g (14%)
  Other serving sizes 1 small (6 to 6-7/8 long) (or 101g):
  1.1 g (2%) 89.89 kcal (4%) 0.33 g (1%) 23.07 g (18%)
  Other serving sizes 1 medium (7 to 7-7/8 long) (or 118g):
  1.29 g (2%) 105.02 kcal (5%) 0.39 g (1%) 26.95 g (21%)
  Other serving sizes 1 large (8 to 8-7/8 long) (or 136g):
  1.48 g (3%) 121.04 kcal (6%) 0.45 g (1%) 31.06 g (24%)
  Other serving sizes 1 extra large (9 or longer) (or 152g):
  1.66 g (3%) 135.28 kcal (7%) 0.5 g (1%) 34.72 g (27%)

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