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Dr. James Krick
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Banana Bag (Definition)

Banana bag is a metabolic agent which is a kind of ...Read more


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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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If a person suffers from constipation, does bananas make it worse, so many diff answers some say yes there a binding agent, some say depends on ripness?

If a person suffers from constipation, does bananas make it worse, so many diff answers some say yes there a binding agent, some say depends on ripness?

Variable: Eating bananas that are green/ unripe can contribute to constipation. Eating ripe bananas can decrease constipation. But if you eat a ton of bananas it can block you up (cause constipation). ...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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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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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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Is eating a banana once per day healthy?

Is eating a banana once per day healthy?

Sure: Like almost anything else edible, it's not going to make or break your health. I'm going to assume you're not a dialysis patient who can't handle the potassium. ...Read more

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Is eating milk with banana at night bad?

Nice combination: These are commonly consumed together and there is not reason not to let that be your bedtime snack. ...Read more