Being one of the most liked fruits in the world, bananas truly deserve National Banana Day.
Healthy, tasty, and coming complete with a convenient wrap, it’s really the perfect snack. So, why not know more about bananas to celebrate the day in style?
When Is National Banana Day?
National Banana Day is celebrated on 15 April every year. For this year, National Banana Day falls on Wednesday, 19, 2023.
You might be surprised at how little you know about the heavenly fruit, and these FAQs will help increase your knowledge tremendously. So, let’s dig in!!!
When was the National Banana Day first celebrated?
The National Banana Day began in Northern Ireland in 1997.
Why is National Banana Day celebrated?
After the modernization of banana-growing techniques, bananas worth millions of dollars were surplused in Northern Ireland. Then, to tackle the issue, the authorities decided to hold a Banana-Fest, which was a success. Thus began the tradition of having events on 15 April to commemorate the fruit’s fame.
Do bananas cause belly fat?
Though taking them in excess can increase belly fat, if taken in limited amounts, they can, in fact, help maintain or even lose it.
Are bananas bad for memory?
Unlike what most people think, bananas don’t cause memory loss. Instead, bananas help enhance memory, hence benefiting students significantly.
Is it okay to eat bananas every day?
As beneficial as they may be, taking them in excess can have harmful effects. Therefore, eating just one or two bananas per day is considered to be moderate.
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Being the oldest cultivated fruit, banana cultivation can be dated to around 10,000 years back.
Before the NYC Sanitation Department was organized, people were slipping on banana peels, and this is where the old movie and cartoon references stem from.
Primarily found in Asia and Africa, there are over 1,000 different varieties of bananas. Cavendish is the one most commonly found in the US.
Bananas, because of their low density, float on water rather than sink.
Bananas are classified as a type of berry.
A green banana is rich in starch. And as it turns yellow, the starch is converted to sugar.
Around 50% of human DNA matches that of bananas.
Interesting Facts About Bananas
Because they contain potassium and help maintain nerve and muscle function, bananas are one of the best pre-workout snacks.
The inside of banana peels is known to help with itching and inflammation, like poison ivy or bug bite.
Because they contain amino acids, tryptophan, and Vitamin B6, bananas are great mood enhancers.
The largest banana consumer in the world is Uganda, where a person, on average, eats around 600 grams of the fruit.
With high fiber content, bananas are an ideal prebiotic too.
The classic banana species, Gros Michel, was sweeter and creamier than the modern banana but was swapped because of a catastrophic disease in Central and Southern America in 1965.
Unlike what you might think, bananas contain a water content of around 75%, making them an excellent choice for smoothies.
Banana Question And Answer Jokes
Why did the banana get so many Valentine’s gifts?
Because it was SO sweet.
What is a ghost’s favorite fruit?
Where do bananas like to go swimming?
In a cereal bowl.
Which former politician loves bananas?
What did the banana do when he saw a monkey coming?
Why was the banana so sick?
He had yellow fever.
What is a banana’s favorite song?
Why couldn’t the banana yell high?
It could only yellow.
What is the key to opening a banana?
What was Beethoven’s favorite fruit?
How do monkeys stay safe when they walk down the stairs?
They hold on to the banana-ister.
Why did the banana fail its driving test?
Because it peeled out.
What’s yellow and used to write letters?
A ball-point banana.
What did the apple say to the green banana?
You don’t look like you’re feeling so good.
Why are bananas never lonely?
Because they hang around in bunches.
What’s yellow and always points north?
A magnetic banana.
Why couldn’t the police catch the bananas?
Because they split!
What fruit do sheep like the most?
What happens when you tell a banana a really funny joke?
They break out into side-splitting laughter!
What did one banana say to the other when they first met?
Yellow, nice to meet you.
What is a banana’s favorite day of the week?
What is yellow on the inside and green on the outside?
A banana dressed up as a cucumber.
Bananas don’t snore because they don’t want to disturb another bunch.
I used to have a banana fancy dress costume, but it split.
A friend of mine is in an 80s tribute band who wears yellow metal plates. Banana Armour!
Today I learned that humans eat more bananas than monkeys; I can’t remember the last time I ate a monkey.
Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
I felt safe when I saw a banana skin on the path the other day. I was wearing a Slipknot tee shirt.
Did you know the chemical formula for a banana is BaNa2?
A friend keeps having nightmares about half-eaten bananas. We suspect it’s a mid-Fyffe crisis.
I’m on a long term-diet because the doctor said to eat a banana!
“I am going bananas!” is what I say to my bananas before I leave the house.
Someone who eats bananas must like them a whole bunch.
Woohoo! This cover creates some peel inside me.
Goals are like bananas; they come in bunches.
If you bite and chew the peel of a banana, then eat the fruit of the banana itself, you will find that it tastes like a tomato.
People ask me how I stay thin, and I’m like, ‘When you go to the grocery store, buy more bananas than cookies.’
Yeah, I like cars and basketball. But you know what I like more? Bananas.
Never interrupt me when I’m eating a banana.
No fruit dies so vile and offensive a death as the banana.
If you can’t think because you can’t chew, try a banana.
Lee Kuan Yew
I make really good banana bread.
I love making milkshakes and banana splits.
If you get hungry mid-day, a banana is the best snack at your desk, after a workout, or in between classes.
I’ve never had a proper banana split in my life.
At my age, I don’t even buy green bananas.
I’m going to buy some green bananas because, by the time I get home, they’ll be ripe.
Any ape can reach for a banana, but only humans can reach for the stars.
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Whenever I try to spell ‘banana,’ I feel stupid because I don’t know when to end it.
Banana Captions for Instagram
- Winner winner banana dinner.
- Top Banana!
- Try a different banana milkshake today and let the world know it!
- Bananas: The perfect food.
- We’re bananas for bananas.
- A banana is quite appeeling right now.
- Bananas are the bliss of life.
- I like to lose weight but don’t want to lose a banana.
- Banana is a drug that I take regularly.
- I go bananas for you.
- Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana.
- Every day should be banana bread day.
- Peelin’ Cool!
- I put the “nana” in banana!
- Every time I am confused about what to eat, I go for a banana.
- Good Banana, Good Mood.
- Life is a combination of magic and banana.
- Anything is good if it’s made of banana.
- How can someone not love bananas with peanut butter!
- If you see me sad, bring me a banana.
- When things go wrong, bananas help.
- If there is any love, it is for bananas.
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