36 Fun Banana Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-24 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

36 Fun banana facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random banana facts.

1. Bananas can help prevent and cure hangovers.
2. A cluster of bananas is called a hand. A single banana is called a finger.
3. In 2001, there were 300 banana related accidents in Britain
4. The Malaysian phrase for the time it takes to eat a banana is "pisan zapra" and it was a measure of time used before clocks were invented.
5. Banana ketchup is popular in the Philippines.
6. Squeezing lemon juice on fruit like apples and bananas will prevent oxidation (turning brown).
7. Humans share 60% of their DNA with a banana.
8. Eating ripe bananas help combat abnormal cells and the more dark spots a banana has the better the anti cancer quality.
9. A strawberry is not a berry, but a banana is.
10. Some bananas are red instead of yellow. #Random
11. Mosquitos are attracted to people who have just eaten a banana
12. Humans and bananas share about 60% of the same DNA structure. RT if this just made you hungry...
13. Bananas are berries and the banana tree is not a tree, but a large herb
14. Eating 50 bananas will give you the same dose of radiation as 1 dental xray.
15. Grab a banana for breakfast! They are known as a happy fruit. Eating just one can help relieve irritable emotions, anger and or depression.
16. Bananas have no fat, sodium, or cholesterol
17. Drinking a banana milkshake can cure a hangover.
18. Bananas can reduce the swelling and irritation of mosquito bites and help with nicotine withdrawal.
19. Peel a banana from the bottom, not top. That’s how monkeys open it.
20. Rubbing a banana peel on your forehead can help cure a headache.
21. Bananas are known to lower the risk of heart attacks and strokes, as well as decrease your risk of getting cancer, according to the FDA.
22. A cluster of bananas is called a “hand.” A single banana is called a “finger.”
23. Eating bananas is a natural cure to reduce the effects of stress and anxiety.
24. Six foods that have been shown to improve your mood include oatmeal, cereal, salmon, milk, dark chocolate and bananas.
25. Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
26. Simply rubbing the inside of a banana peel against your skin will brighten up and tone your skin, help reduce acne, and enhance your glow.
27. For oily skin, mash one banana with a teaspoon of honey and a couple of drops of lemon juice. Apply to face for 10 minutes, rinse.
28. Banana is a happy fruit. Eating just one can help relieve irritable emotions, anger and or depression.
29. Bananas are slightly radioactive.
30. In Antigua, 'fig' means banana.
31. The banana tree cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.
32. A Citreon 2CV with an oil leak once travelled 500 miles through Italy after its gearbox was filled with bananas.
33. Bananas aren't fruit! They are a type of herb.
34. Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy. This same chemical is also found in Prozac.
35. Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight.
36. Spider monkeys like banana daiquiris.
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