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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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12:06PM PST on Jan 27, 2015

Thansk for sharing.

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11:06AM PST on Jan 22, 2015

Interesting. Aphids, really? And splinters... I may want to try that one, too.

12:35PM PST on Jan 18, 2015


9:11AM PST on Jan 18, 2015

Thanks for sharing - great info!

3:27AM PST on Jan 18, 2015

Thank you for posting. It's more than one article. Thanks for the links, too.

6:41AM PST on Jan 17, 2015


6:10PM PST on Jan 9, 2015

Sounds better than eating it

2:41PM PST on Jan 8, 2015

Oh, I even once saw a pic of a pregnant Siamese kitty eating a banana, she loved it, lol!!!!

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