10 Benefits of Eating 2 Black-Spotted Bananas Twice a Day. Good To Know.

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Bananas are delicious, but most of us tend to throw them away as they form brown spots or eventually turn completely black as they get very ripe…big mistake!  As it turns out these brown spots, as you will hear in the video you are about to watch below, turn bananas into a SUPER FOOD!  Not only do the dark patches on Bananas increase their amount of cancer-fighting anti-oxidants, the riper bananas have other incredible properties that benefit your body!

According to “healthyfoodstyle.net”, the nutrients in ripened bananas benefit your health when you EAT 2 PER DAY.  These include:

1. Lowered Blood Pressure and Protection against Stroke and Heart Attacks – This occurs due to the low amounts of sodium and high levels of Potassium

2.  Increase in Energy – Two ripened, calorie-dense bananas boost energy for several hours, as they are packed with low-glycemic carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.   It’s Potassium helps to increase stamina by preventing muscle cramps.

3.  Relief from Heartburn – Ripened bananas are a fantastic “antacid”.  Their smooth texture lines the stomach walls, protecting it from harmful acids and irritation.

4. Depressed Mood – High levels of Tryptophan found in ripened bananas, boost serotonin levels, which improves mood.

5. Anxiety/Irritability/PMS – Richness in B vitamins helps to calm nerves.

Other health benefits  of ripened bananas discussed in the footage below are the effects of being: 6. Fiber-rich,  7. filled with Manganese, 8. being Iron Rich, 9. an aid to Digestion, and 10 being Fat and Cholesterol Free.  If you don’t enjoy the softer texture of ripened bananas, blend them in a smoothie…their sweetness is a great substitute for unhealthy refined sugar!

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The Health Benefits Of Eating Black-Spotted Bananas

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Bananas are perhaps one of nature’s most under-rated fruits. The yellow skinned fruits are easy to overlook, especially when it seems as if there’s always some new and exotic type of fruit that’s being touted as the next big thing. However, the fact remains that bananas are a tasty super food that can give our bodies all the good stuff it needs to thrive. They’re packed full of nutrients, vitamins, fiber, and all-natural sugars, like sucrose and fructose. That’s part of the reason why eating bananas regularly can help to keep the doctor away.

In the United States bananas are the top most consumed fruit and Americans eat more of them every year than apples and oranges combined. Many of us bring home a bunch of bananas from the store and eat them throughout the week. They start off mostly greenish-yellow and spotless, but as time goes by, the bananas continuously ripen. Eventually they begin to develop brown spots, which grow bigger and bigger until the entire banana is covered in brown. Many people are turned off by brown bananas and think it means they’re rotten so they toss them out. It makes sense, most fruits that turn brown are indeed rotten and unappetizing.

However, the more dark patches a banana appears to have, the more ripe it is, and the more TNF it contains. TNF stands for Tumor Necrosis Factor, and it’s a cancer fighting substance that helps fight against abnormal cells in our bodies. Specifically, TNF helps to assist communication between cells in our immune response system and it guides the movement of cells towards areas in our bodies which are inflamed or infected. Research has confirmed that the TNF found in ripe bananas interferes with tumor cells growth and inhibits them from spreading by causing cell death, or apoptosis. This, in conjunction with the high levels of antioxidants which are also found in bananas, boosts our immune systems and can increase our white blood cells as well. The next time you see a banana with brown spots, don’t pass it over. Instead, eat it up and give your body a mini-health boost and some extra energy.

In addition to the brown spots and their immune system strengthening qualities, bananas have a number of other health benefits. Below are a few of the main ones that bananas can give you, and the accompanying video covers even more than just these, so check it out:

1) Heartburn- Bananas are nature’s anti-acid and can provide relief from heartburn and acid reflux. Eating just one banana can immediately bring soothing relief and lessen your heartburn symptoms.

2) Blood Pressure- Bananas help to lower blood pressure and protect against stroke or heart attack because they are low in sodium and high in potassium, making them a heart healthy food.

3) Energy- Eating a banana or two before a workout gives you enough energy to last an hour or more. The low glycemic carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals all support your body increase endurance, while potassium helps to prevent muscle cramps.

4) Anemia- They can help those with anemia by providing much needed dietary iron, which stimulates red blood cell and hemoglobin production and strengthens the blood supply.

5) Ulcers- When you suffer from stomach ulcers many foods are off limits, but bananas can be eaten without having to worry about whether or not they’ll cause pain. That’s because their smooth, soft, mushy texture coats the stomach lining and protects it against corrosive acids and irritation.

6) Depression- They can help overcome depression because they have high levels of tryptophan, which our bodies convert into serotonin. Serotonin is a brain neurotransmitter that makes people relax, feel happy, and improves mood. Thus, bananas can help people feel better and beat depression.

7) Constipation- If you are clogged up, eat a few bananas. They have enough fiber in them to stimulate regular bowel movements and provide natural relief for constipation.

8) Nerves or PMS- When you’re feeling moody and stressed, eat a banana. They help to regulate blood sugar and are rich in B vitamins, which naturally calm the nervous system and make people relax, resulting in an overall improved mood.

9) Temperature Control- Eating a banana on a hot day can cool you off by lowering your body temperature. The same is true for it you have a fever.

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She Pours This Batter Into a Crock Pot. But, When She’s Done? AMAZING

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Home cooked food always seems to taste better than any of the ready-made, store bought varieties, especially when it comes to dessert. The downside is that baking can be tricky and certain recipes are hard to pull off and get just right. It can also take a long time to cook up something delicious and flavorful from scratch. In today’s busy world, between working all day or taking care of kids, the motivation is simply not there for many of us. That’s what makes crock pots so convenient, they make cooking homemade meals quick, easy, and almost effortless. All you have to do is toss a bunch of ingredients into the pot, set the timer, and let it cook slowly for a few hours. You can go about your day and when the food is ready it’ll be warm and waiting, it’s perfect!

If you’re looking for a really tasty and filling crock pot dessert recipe this quick and easy banana cake is sure to please all types of palettes. Plus, you can use up those old bananas laying around and satisfy your sweet tooth at the same time. Unlike many other cakes made from scratch, this one requires little time or effort on your part. Chrissie, who runs the her own blog called Mediocre Mum, shows us how to make it in this YouTube video she did for the Netmumschannel. Here’s a list of all the ingredients it calls for:

1 ¾ cup plain flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1/3 cup of butter or margarine
2/3 cup sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
2 tablespoons dark corn syrup
3 ripe bananas, well mashed

Gather all the ingredients and start by beating the two eggs in a bowl. Place the peeled ripe bananas in a separate bowl and mash them up with a fork. In a medium sized bowl sift the flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda into it. Mix the sugar and butter together in yet another bowl so that they form a creamy consistency and then stir in the corn syrup, eggs, and bananas. Finally, add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix them all together very well.

Grease up the inside bowl of the slow cooker with a coating of butter and then place a generous amount of flour inside. Tip it all around so that the flour sticks to the butter and completely coats the inside, this will prevent the cake from sticking and make the removal a lot easier. Place the banana bread batter into the floured and buttered crock pot and cover it with the lid.

Cook times may vary depending on your crock pot and Chrissie recommends anywhere between 1 ½ – 2 hours on high. You’ll know it’s done when you stick a toothpick in the middle of the cake and it comes out clean. If there is cake batter sticking to the pick, continue cooking a little longer or until it comes up clean. Allow the cake to cool before removing, it should slide right out when you turn the cooker upside down but you may have to run a butter knife around the edge to help ease it out.

How you decide to serve the banana cake is all up to you. Cream cheese frosting pairs well with it, as do chopped nuts, a sprinkling of brown sugar, whipped cream, or fresh berries. Really any toppings and additions will work, or none at all because it tastes yummy all on its own!

Pass this delicious banana cake slow cooker recipe along and help add a little more sweetness, and convenience, to the lives of your friends and family. Bon Appétit!

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What Color Is Your Energy This December? Find Out Below

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While we may not always notice and appreciate it, there is beauty all around us. We’re surrounded by sweeping natural vistas, mountains and oceans as far as the eye can see, magnetic sunsets, star studded skies, cool artwork, amazing foods, good people, the list is endless. There are an infinite amount of other beautiful things in this world to take in and behold.

A major part of what makes something beautiful are colors. Without them nothing would stand out and life would be very dull, heavy, and lackluster. Not only would the outlook be much bleaker, we’d also lose much of our ability to glean information because you can tell a lot about something simply by what color it is. A very basic example of this is a banana. Green colored bananas are not yet ripe, yellow ones are, and brown or black bananas are overripe and rotten.

Another factor that can greatly affect whether something is beautiful or not is the energy that it puts off. This is especially true for people and every single one of us vibrates at a certain frequency, which in turn causes us to radiate our own unique colored energy. The many spectacular shades that we can glow at are rooted deep in our souls and they’re also connected to our auras, in that they’re both extremely personal and they can be unconsciously picked up by other people.

While the vast majority of us are unable to actually see the colors our energy is radiating at, we nonetheless get a feel for it. Based off of that gut reaction, we can tell a lot about something or someone, including whether or not they’re beautiful. We get an instant sense of who others are and just like a banana, the color of our energy is very telling and it ends up influencing people’s opinions and viewpoints of each other. Whether you believe in the concepts of energies and auras or not, you have to admit that there is something deeper and indescribable at work when you make a certain type of connection with someone.

This quiz is composed of beautiful images that can help you figure out exactly what color your energy is currently vibrating at. The pictures have been chosen for the relaxing and tranquil vibes they put off and while they may seem random, they’re not. There’s an art to quizzes like this and the images have been chosen because they target your subconscious in ways that can draw out the colorful answer that’s hiding inside of you! Try it now. Enjoy!

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What Color Is Your Energy According To This Quiz? Find Out Below.

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While we may not always notice and appreciate it, there is beauty all around us. We’re surrounded by sweeping natural vistas, mountains and oceans as far as the eye can see, magnetic sunsets, star studded skies, cool artwork, amazing foods, good people, the list is endless. There are an infinite amount of other beautiful things in this world to take in and behold.

A major part of what makes something beautiful are colors. Without them nothing would stand out and life would be very dull, heavy, and lackluster. Not only would the outlook be much bleaker, we’d also lose much of our ability to glean information because you can tell a lot about something simply by what color it is. A very basic example of this is a banana. Green colored bananas are not yet ripe, yellow ones are, and brown or black bananas are overripe and rotten.

Another factor that can greatly affect whether something is beautiful or not is the energy that it puts off. This is especially true for people and every single one of us vibrates at a certain frequency, which in turn causes us to radiate our own unique colored energy. The many spectacular shades that we can glow at are rooted deep in our souls and they’re also connected to our auras, in that they’re both extremely personal and they can be unconsciously picked up by other people.

While the vast majority of us are unable to actually see the colors our energy is radiating at, we nonetheless get a feel for it. Based off of that gut reaction, we can tell a lot about something or someone, including whether or not they’re beautiful. We get an instant sense of who others are and just like a banana, the color of our energy is very telling and it ends up influencing people’s opinions and viewpoints of each other. Whether you believe in the concepts of energies and auras or not, you have to admit that there is something deeper and indescribable at work when you make a certain type of connection with someone.

This quiz is composed of beautiful images that can help you figure out exactly what color your energy is currently vibrating at. The pictures have been chosen for the relaxing and tranquil vibes they put off and while they may seem random, they’re not. There’s an art to quizzes like this and the images have been chosen because they target your subconscious in ways that can draw out the colorful answer that’s hiding inside of you! Try it now. Enjoy!

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