BONKERS ABOUT BANANAS—They are Walmart’s No. 1 selling item. In the U.S., each person eats an average of 11 to 12 pounds a year, making them America’s favorite fresh fruit. Well, botanically they are a berry but we’ll let that slide. Bananas have lots of vitamin B6, vitamin C, and pectin (a form of fiber). They are also high in antioxidants. It’s a myth that they are a good source of potassium according to Dr.