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Bananas: A complete guide
There's a reason why the humble
is one of the most widely eaten and popular fruits in the world.
Sweet, creamy and moist; prepackaged in its own jacket perfect for transporting around, there is little not to love about this iconic fruit.
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which supports good heart health.
which aids digestion and keeps you feeling full.
which encourages healthy sleep hygiene.
Good source of
used to alleviate muscle tension and cramps.
Good source of
used to boost energy and concentration.
Can improve mood and counter depression due to its source of
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How to enjoy
for a quick snack.
cakes, biscuits and slices
as a sugar or sweetener alternative.
Blended frozen into a rich
smoothie or milkshake
porridge or cereal
with a handful of crushed nuts.
peanut or almond butter
for a protein and energy hit.
Baked gently and served with
ice cream or custard
for an indulgent dessert.
Dust with desiccated coconut and try as a
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