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Go Bananas for Good Skin.

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Bananas are so delicious, bright in color, and taste good with a variety of foods! Did you also know bananas are great for your skin? Since ancient times, they have helped cure people of skin-irritating bug bites and are ideal for soothing irritated and rash-like skin. Read on to learn some great things bananas can do for your skin: 

Bananas Soothe Your Skin

Bananas can soothe even the most sensitive skin so as long as you are not allergic to bananas, you are safe!

High in Potassium

Bananas are high in potassium, which is beneficial in fighting acne. Mash up a banana and apply directly to your skin. Doing so will suffocate the bacteria in your skin cells, forcing breakouts from acne to heal more quickly.

Loaded with Anti-Bacterial Properties

Bananas have many anti-bacterial properties which can reduce swelling and infections from other skin issues, including Psoriasis, Eczema, and painful bug bites as described earlier.

Use a Banana Peel to Exfoliate

Use the inside peel of the banana and gently rub on your clean skin as an awesome exfoliating treatment! Doing so will soothe and heal your skin from other irritating skin conditions.

Lots of Nutrients and Antioxidants

This yummy fruit is packed with nutrients and antioxidants like Vitamin C which when applied to the skin (even the peel), can help reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Blood flow will circulate better and collagen production will be boosted.

Better Digestion

Make sure you eat a banana a day too! Your body will benefit from all the nutrients like Potassium and Vitamin C and your digestive tract will function better.

Bananas Have So Many Benefits

Who knew bananas could be so good for the skin? Now you do! Throw one in your purse or backpack on your way to school or work and enjoy it as a mid-day snack! Great burst to your energy and your skin will be beautiful too!

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  1. Winnie Aurelio

    I have once read in a post before that bananas is good for dieting too. So lately I make sure that I have a banana for me to eat whenever I feel the urge to eat 😀
    Need na rin kasi magbawas ng timbang.

    25 . Nov . 2013

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