Calories in a Banana

Here are the calories in a banana by size, weight, number, or by cup measurement, whichever you prefer.

For the calories in other fruits and vegetables, and for those free fruit and vegetable calorie charts, you will find the page links awaiting you at the bottom of this page.

Bananas are delicious! They can be enjoyed by themselves or used to make other foods such as protein shakes and ice cream more delicious.

Unfortunately, they are also relatively high in carbohydrates.



For that reason, even if you can afford the calories in a banana, you may want to enjoy them -- as we do -- only as an occasional treat.

By size


So, let's find out more.

Here are the calories in banana according to size.

  • 72 calories in one extra small banana less than 6 inches long
  • 90 calories in one small banana 6 inches long
  • 105 calories in one small to average banana 7 inches long
  • 125 calories in one medium to large banana 8 to 9 inches long
  • 135 calories in one very large banana over 9 inches long

By weight

Here are the counts according to weight.

  • 25 calories in each ounce or 28 grams of banana without the peel
  • 50 calories on 2 ounces or 57 grams of banana without the peel
  • 100 calories in 4 ounces or 114 grams of banana without the peel
  • 150 calories in 6 ounces or 170 grams of banana without the peel
  • 200 calories in 8 ounces or 227 grams of banana without the peel
  • 400 calories 1 pound (16 oz) or 454 grams of banana without peel

By number

Here are the counts according to number.

  • Two bananas
  • 144 calories in two extra small bananas less than 6 inches long each
  • 180 calories in two small bananas 6 inches long each
  • 210 calories in two small to average bananas 7 inches long each
  • 250 calories in two medium to large bananas 8 to 9 inches long each
  • 270 calories in two very large bananas over 9 inches long each
  • Three bananas
  • 216 calories in 3 extra small bananas less than 6 inches long each
  • 270 calories in 3 small bananas 6 inches long each
  • 315 calories in 3 small to average bananas 7 inches long each
  • 375 calories in 3 medium to large bananas 8 to 9 inches long each
  • 405 calories in 3 very large bananas over 9 inches long each

Cup measurement

Here are the counts by cup measurement.

  • Sliced banana
  • 135 calories in one cup of sliced banana (5.3 oz)
  • 67½ calories in a half cup of sliced banana
  • 33¾ calories in a quarter cup of sliced banana
  • Mashed banana
  • 200 calories in one cup of mashed banana (7.9 oz)
  • 100 calories in a half cup of mashed banana
  • 50 calories in quarter cup of mashed banana

Web pages related to the calories in a banana

A banana is a relatively high calorie and high carbohydrate fruit. For the calories in other fruits and vegetables, and for free fruit and vegetable calorie charts that you can use as daily guides for either weight loss or weight maintenance, see our calorie count pages for fruits and vegetables. You will find the links to those pages listed on the site map/index.

In addition, for the carbohydrates in bananas (and other fruits and vegetables) and for the free fruit and vegetable carbohydrate charts that you can use as daily guides for either weight loss or weight maintenance, see our carbohydrate count pages for fruits and vegetables. You will find them listed on the site map/index.

Also, for a list of fat burning foods for fat loss, see the 'Fat Burning Foods' page of our website. You will find it listed on the site map/index.

Our recommended books for this section of the site

If you are interested in improving your overall understanding about the place of fruits in eating well, please see our "best self-help books" page. It is listed on the navigation/menu buttons.

Alternatively, here is our initial suggestion:

  • Netzer, The Complete Book of Food Counts (latest edition).



Related web pages to help you further

Now that you know the number of calories in a banana, you may wish to see the following page for information about the calories in other fruits.

Calories in Fruit

Alternatively, use the link below to return to 'CALORIES PER DAY,' which is the first page in this section of the website.

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