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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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6:33AM PDT on Jul 26, 2014

Good to know.

4:53AM PDT on Jul 22, 2014


4:40PM PDT on Jul 16, 2014

I had no idea that banana peels could be so useful. Thanks!

1:54AM PDT on Jul 16, 2014


6:12AM PDT on Jul 14, 2014

skating on a banana skin ;-)

5:30PM PDT on Jul 9, 2014

Nice ways to find use for the peel too. Thanks

1:30AM PDT on Jul 9, 2014

Now just got to remember all of this!!! Thank you:)

5:21PM PDT on Jun 28, 2014

These are excellent ideas of what to do with such a cheap, healthy food.

7:30PM PDT on Jun 10, 2014


9:32PM PDT on Jun 5, 2014

i love them that is my reason for eating them thank you

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