Top Banana Facts


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1. The Malaysian phrase for the time it takes to eat a banana is "pisan zapra" and it was a measure of time used before clocks were invented.
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2. Some bananas are red instead of yellow. #Random
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3. A strawberry is not a berry, but a banana is.
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4. Bananas have more trade regulations than AK-47s.
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5. Bananas can reduce the swelling and irritation of mosquito bites and help with nicotine withdrawal.
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6. There are more than 1,000 species of banana. We eat only one of them.
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7. Banana is a happy fruit. Eating just one can help relieve irritable emotions, anger and or depression.
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8. In Antigua, 'fig' means banana.
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9. Bananas are known to lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes, as well as decrease your risk of getting cancer, according to the FDA.
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10. Bananas can help prevent and cure hangovers.
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11. Bananas are considered unlucky on fishing boats.

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12. A cluster of bananas is called a hand. A single banana is called a finger.
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13. Bananas are used to make kimonos.
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14. Bananas are slightly radioactive.
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15. The world’s largest container ships can carry 746 million bananas.
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16. A cluster of bananas is called a 'hand.' A single banana is called a 'finger.'
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17. Eating 20 million bananas would give you a fatal dose of radioactivity.
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18. Bananas aren't fruit! They are a type of herb.
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19. Bananas are berries and the banana tree is not a tree, but a large herb
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20. Rubbing a banana peel on your forehead can help cure a headache.
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21. Bananas have no fat, sodium, or cholesterol

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