The Power of Bananas

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If you get hungry mid-day, a banana is the best snack at your desk, after a workout, or in between classes.
(Mark Samuelsson)
Quick Tip Monday!!!
I just needed this potassium the other day and thought it would be good to share again. Enjoy!
Also, thought this might be a big help for those who are surrendering their diet during our Global Surrender Fast. Way to go!

Have you ever wondered what the secret behind Curious George’s extreme energy was or why the man with the Big Yellow hat never quite figured it out? The secret was right under Curious George’s nose. A Banana!!!

Bananas are known as one of the worlds healthiest foods. They’re nutritious, hearty, filling and beneficial. Not to mention, there cheap and easy to tote around thanks to there cool yellow packaging. And because of that packaging, bananas do not appear on the Environmental Working Groups (EWG) dirty dozen. Meaning it’s not necessary to buy them organic!!!

I can see I’ve just peaked your interest. Well then, Let take a little look, shall we…

Wellness Benefits of Bananas:

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Bananas are Low in CaloriesBecause bananas are so filling, contains a good amount of fiber, and releases energy slower, You will feel satisfied longer. This will result in less snacking during the day. Plus there only around 110 calories.

Bananas can be a great Substitute for Fat and Cholesterol Naturally bananas are fat and cholesterol free. Which means they will not count against your daily dietary allotment. Try incorporating mashed bananas to replace the butter or oil when making things like cookies and cakes.

Bananas can give you more Nutrients than any other FruitBananas are high in potassium. Potassium is a mineral that is needed for all organs, cells and tissues to function properly; and plays an important role when it comes to the heart and muscles working well and functioning correctly.


Bananas can Reduce Hair Loss and Treat DandruffCombine mashed bananas, and yogurt to hair for one month to see a decrease in hair loss and to treat dandruff.Bananas Softens Skin – Bananas is a great way to soften skin because of the Vitamin A and Potassium it contains. Combine a mashed banana, and some granulated sugar for the perfect scrub to soften face and hands. The sugar will melt away dead skin cells while the banana will nurse the skin.Note: You can also substitute the sugar for oatmeal, for a less abrasive scrub. For Dry Skin, you can use a mashed banana and apply to your face for 15min. This will leave you with soft, moisturized skin, and will give you a natural glow as well as diminish dark marks.Bananas can Relieve Scalp ItchCombine a mixture of bananas, avocado, and yogurt to your scalp for 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. The potassium in bananas is the cause for itch reduction.

Bananas can also, cure acne, prevent aging skin, reduce puffy eyes, treat cracked heels, remove warts and soothe mosquito bites.

Bursting with excitement?! Keep Calm and Have A Banana!!!

Here’s To Your Health!!!

Stephanie B. Davis
Certified Natural Health Professional

**Disclaimer: Please pray and ask God for direction and always consult a doctor before starting any new regimen.**

 

 

 

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