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Dr. Zahid Niazi
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Banana Bag (Overview)

Banana bag is a metabolic agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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What is a banana bag?

What is a banana bag?

See below: Saline solution containing sugar, multivitamins, folate, (folic acid) and thiamine. This is often used in alcoholics to make sure they are rehydrated with nutrients they often lack from a poor diet. It also protects the brain from several serious effects of alcoholism. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi
2 doctors shared insights

Banana Bag (Overview)

Banana bag is a metabolic agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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What is a banana bag?

See below: Saline solution containing sugar, multivitamins, folate, (folic acid) and thiamine. This is often used in alcoholics to make sure they are rehydrated with nutrients they often lack from a poor diet. It also protects the brain from several serious effects of alcoholism. ...Read more

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I have finals in a week and I am feeling very sick with a sinus infection. I do not want antibiotics, would i be able to request a banana bag?

I have finals in a week and I am feeling very sick with a sinus infection. I do not want antibiotics, would i be able to request a banana bag?

Xylitol: Xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Pleasant tasting too! ...Read more

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Do they get these banana bags?

?: There is more to your question right? You are not in need of a banana bag are you? ...Read more

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Where do they get these banana bags from?

Where do they get these banana bags from?

Made in pharmacy: They're usually made in the hospital pharmacy. It's just saline with multivitamins, thiamine, and folate (folic acid) added in. The additives turn the water yellow - banana bag. ...Read more

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Is banana good to eat everyday?

Is banana good to eat everyday?

Good but everyday?: Bananas can benefit our health in many ways- they are a good source of potassium, help reduce risk of heart disease ; kidney cancer, improve calcium absorption, soothe our stomachs, treat constipation etc.- see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice;dbid=7 but they're relatively starchy ; high in sugars. They may be ok every day but i think it's be healthier to have other fruits too. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat 3 bananas a day?

Is it bad to eat 3 bananas a day?

Depends: Bananas do have a high glycemic index meaning they are very sugary. Half a banana is one serving size. As long as your weight is within normal limits it should be fine. If you are overweight you may want to cut down on them. ...Read more

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What can eating to many bananas do?

What can eating to many bananas do?

Upset stomach: Bananas may cause abdominal cramps and or diarrhea. They also contain a lot of potassium so if you eat a lot you can increase your potassium levels which could be dangerous. Some people also report bananas may cause constipation. ...Read more

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