Y’all know how I love researching and writing about natural medicines and the health benefits of organic foods. Having lived with sketchy health since childhood, the research became more important to me as I got older, and discovered that changes in diet were often helping me keep some health challenges to a minimum. Some even disappeared after treating them homeopathically.
Knowledge is power remains one of my favorite sayings and today’s edition provides one more opportunity to hammer it home.
Since different areas of the globe provide different types of food, I’ve learned there are often other ways of preparing or using foods that have become common to us, here in the USA, like bananas, that we aren’t familiar with.
We’re familiar with a lot of the healthy aspects of consuming bananas, but recently I’ve been seeing one use of the banana that I wasn’t aware of. It impressed me enough to share it here with you.
In wanting to keep this post as short as possible, so you can zoom through it, I’m gonna just bullet the highlights of why banana peels are good for much more than your compost bins!
Externally, banana peels can help...
Now let’s move on to the newer stuff!
Per Google research (via Web MD) banana peels are packed with polyphenols, carotenoids, and other antioxidants that fight cancer-causing free radicals in your body. Eating more banana peels, especially green, unripe peels, can increase your antioxidant levels and help reduce your risk of cancer.
Eat green banana peels for the feel goods? Who knew???
When consumed, banana peels can help...
Some tasty ways you can prep banana peels for consumption
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