Fun facts of the day: banana

Fun facts of the day: banana

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  • banana float in water
  • scientific name for banana is must sapientum, which means “fruit of the wise men”.
  • there is a banana club museum located in Mecca, California.
  • Rubbing banana peel on mosquito bite or poison ivy, it will help keep it from itching and getting inflamed.
  • rub inside of a banana peel on your teeth for about 2 minutes every night, it will whiten your teeth
  • banana makes a great conditioner that helps restore dry, damaged hair.
  • Rub banana peel on your forehead can help with headache
  • more than 100 billion bananas are eaten every year in the world
  • American eat an average 27 pounds of banana per person every year.
  • 96% of American household buy banana at least once a month
  • 51% of bananas are eaten for breakfast
  • more song have been written about banana than any other fruit
  • bananas are technically berries
  • about 75% of the weight of a banana is water
  • banana are naturally radioactive. This comes from the fact that they contain relative high amount of potassium.
  • there are approximately 1000 different types of banana plants in the world
  • The phrase ‘ going bananas’, was first recorded in the Oxford English Dictionary and is linked to the fruit’s ‘comic’ connection with monkeys.
  • A cluster of banana is formerly called a “hand” and a single banana is called a “finger”

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