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15 Surprising Uses for Bananas

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15 Surprising Uses for Bananas


Sure, most of us love to enjoy bananas for breakfast or, perhaps, a snack. But bananas have so much more going for them than just a delicious and nutritious treat. In fact, so many of the reasons bananas are great for other things beside eating has to do with their nutrients! Click through for clever ways to use bananas to tackle everything from insect bites to aphids.

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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11:07AM PDT on Apr 11, 2014


9:54PM PDT on Apr 7, 2014

But, every time I have a banana peel on hand, I'm busy eating!

9:52AM PDT on Apr 5, 2014

Some useful tips, I still prefer to just eat them

9:05AM PDT on Mar 29, 2014

I love bananas, thanks for tips

7:59PM PDT on Mar 27, 2014

Thank you!

2:30PM PDT on Mar 27, 2014

I certainly will make use of some of these banana tips!

6:10PM PDT on Mar 25, 2014

wouldn't your furniture smell rancid after a while after it had been banana buffed?

5:31PM PDT on Mar 25, 2014

I just wove BANANA'S . AND Thank-you for sharing with us.

3:17AM PDT on Mar 24, 2014

Thank you :)

8:07AM PDT on Mar 20, 2014

Can't wait to try the "banana ice cream". My husband will be in for a treat for tonight dessert.

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