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I add a chopped banana to oatmeal & cook. Cooking dissolves it in oatmeal.Will nutrition of the dissolved banana be the same as in raw banana or less?

I add a chopped banana to oatmeal & cook. Cooking dissolves it in oatmeal.Will nutrition of the dissolved banana be the same as in raw banana or less?

Cooking wil: destroy some of the nutrition in the banana but some will be retained. Consider putting the banana in at the last minute and just warm it up a bit. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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If you blend with the problend device bananas, oranges, apples, nuts etc, will it reduce the level of their nutrition and quality? Or it's the same?

If you blend with the problend device bananas, oranges, apples, nuts etc, will it reduce the level of their nutrition and quality? Or it's the same?

It's like chewing: Blending edible foods in a machine is like putting the food into one's mouth and chewing. The food gets liquified either in the machine or in the mouth and stomach. As long as normally-edible foods are used, there should not be a notable difference in how much nutrition is gained from the food. ...Read more

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Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas.. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact or Myth? Most nutritious part of fruit is often the peel, like in oranges and bananas.. (are organic peels harmful or toxic or nutritious?)

Fact: Many fruit peels are rich in vitamins and nutrients, with organic peels the least toxic since they lack dyes, waxes, and harmful pesticides used in improving the color and appearance of commercially processed fruits ...Read more

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I love bananas but can't sat them as they give me indigestion/heartburn. Is there another food that is comparable in nutrient and energy value?

I love bananas but can't sat them as they give me indigestion/heartburn.  Is there another food that is comparable in nutrient and energy value?

Small doses: You may wish to try eating bananas in small amount to build tolerance. You may substitute other fruits, e.g., grapes, mangoes, apples, pineapples etc. ...Read more

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Are bananas healthy?

Are bananas healthy?

Bananas healthy: I have heard there is a new banana fungus or virus that is killing bananas around the world. So I think they are sick. You may want to google this for more information. ...Read more

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Does banana increase weight?

Does banana increase weight?

Bananas: You get about 100 calories from a banana. If you want to gain a pound, you'll have to eat about 36 of them. So yes, if you eat more of them than what you're burning in exercise or other activity, then you will gain weight. ...Read more

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Can one take 2 bananas a day?

Can one take 2 bananas a day?

That is usually fine: Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c and magnesium. Bananas don’t contain any fat or cholesterol.. 1 medium sized banana has 27 gm of carbohydrates & only 1.29 gm of protein. So, you need to be judicious if you are a diabetic. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Do they get these banana bags?

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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What is the benefit of banana ?

What is the benefit of banana ?

Fiber, potassium: bananas have fiber and are a good source of potassium. Potassium in the diet can help to lower blood pressure. ...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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Can bananas boost your appetite?

Can bananas boost your appetite?

Banana: Banana can boost your potassium level, and may even lower your blood pressure. But I don't think it will boost your appetite. It is something good to eat if you have poor appetite. ...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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How many bananas can I eat a day?

In moderation: As many as you like as long as you don't get constipated or a belly ache. ...Read more

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Could bananas worsen your vision?

Could bananas worsen your vision?

Neutral: Bananas are a good source of fiber, calories and potassium. These are good for the body but make no difference to the eye. If your vision is worsening, despite banana ingestion, then you need to see an ophthalmologist. ...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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