Food Facts

Cook With Bananas: Nutrition, Tips, & Silly Food Facts

Silly Food Fact

Did you know the scientific name for banana is “musa sapientum”? This confusing word means “fruit of the wise men.” After learning more about the nutritional benefits of bananas below, I think you would agree that it’s pretty “wise” to eat them! Here’s another crazy fact: the plants that bananas grow on aren’t actually considered trees, but a type of herb. They sure look like trees, don’t they? India is the worlds leader in banana production, but in the U.S., it’s Hawaii.

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