Did You Know That The Banana Tree Isn’t A Fruit Tree?
Today is “Banana Lovers Day”! According to Punch Bowl, “bananas are high in fiber and potassium”, and “can help prevent calcium loss, ulcers, high blood pressure, and certain kinds of cancer”. Did you know that the banana tree isn’t a fruit tree?
Punch Bowl says, “Although bananas are often pictured as growing on trees, the banana “tree” is actually an herb. The banana is the fruit of this herb”. I did not know that.
If you are having trouble getting in the banana eating mood, here’s a little video to get you in the mood.