Is banana high in calorie?

Because the banana tastes sweet, people commonly believe that a banana is high in calories. In fact many people avoid it like the plague, if they're trying to lose weight. So does banana really make you gain weight? Is the banana really high in calories? Let's find out here.. Let's first analyze the nutrition in a banana. A medium banana contains about 100 calories. Before you think that's a lot of calories, know that the average daily calorie intake ranges between 2000-2500. See this to know ...
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Fun Nursery Themes That Will Even Have Your Baby Talking!

There are many whimsical, fun baby room themes if you are planning on decorating a nursery. Infants need stimulation, so parents get the chance to be kids again and let their playfulness and imagination run wild. A fun, flexible baby room theme is to decorate it in whimsical patterns. Try painting butter yellow or grass green stripes on the walls. Then hang bold graphic pictures of cats and dogs in bright red or blue frames on the walls. Use the same graphic style to paint a toy chest using ...
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Growing a Tomato Garden is Like Raising Children

Most people who like growing tomatoes prefer to grow them from the seeds rather than from the tomato plants from the nursery. Although there are many varieties of tomato plants which are good for first-timers like Better Boy, Creole and Brandywine, many seasoned gardeners prefer growing tomatoes from seeds as they feel that this helps prevent any soil or plant contamination that may have been brought to the greenhouse and nurseries from outside environments. A good tomato garden needs a very ...
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Memories of an old porch swing

An old porch swing has a unique charm, providing an abundance of relaxing, down-home country atmosphere regardless of where one happens to live. Some of my fondest memories revolve around the old, worn swing that used to adorn the front porch of my childhood home. I vividly remember my mom sitting in that old porch swing as twilight settled in, carefully watching over us kids as we scampered around the yard chasing "lighting bugs" and listening to our own squeals of delight several times as ...
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10 Things My Preschooler Taught Me

Publishing Guidelines: Feel free to publish the following article in its entirety in your ezine, website, or print newsletter. The resource box must be included with an active link. Please send a courtesy copy of the publication in which the article appears to: deborah@fiveminuteparent.com Word wrap to 60, (173 words) 10 Things My Preschooler Taught Me by Deborah Shelton 1. That no matter how many snails are lined up on your arm, there's always room for one more. 2. That chocolate ice cream ...
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Typical Tomato Growing Problems

Tomato growing has become so popular because there are so few problems. Gardeners love the short growing season and the fact that they are rewarded with such a universally enjoyed fruit. Now having said that, one must be aware that though tomato plants are extremely hearty and will grow in just about any place on earth; they are susceptible to fungus, disease and pests. Tomato plants like consistency and do not handle changes in climate very well. Any sudden changes in temperatures, i.e. frost, ...
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China Tomato Products Industry Report, 2009-2010

Due to the growing price hike of tomato sauce in 2008, the tomato planting area worldwide has largely increased. In 2009, the output of tomatoes for processing in the world has increased by 15.6% year-on-year to 42.317 million tons. In particular, China experienced the largest growth in output of tomatoes for processing. The output of tomatoes for processing in China reached 8.65 million tons in 2009, up 35.1% from a year earlier, increasing the proportion to 20.5% in the global total tomato ...
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Old Fashion Recipes for Various Banana Breads

Give your Banana Bread a new twist with some old fashion recipes from my vintage collection.  Give the kids a slice of this depression era Peanut Butter Banana Loaf for breakfast or an after school treat.  Jean's Zucchini-Banana Bread combines two of our favorite breads into one.PEANUT BUTTER BANANA LOAFThis is an old depression era recipe.2 cups sifted flour1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt1 egg, slightly beaten1 cup buttermilk or sour milk2 tbsp peanut butter1 cup mashed ripe banana1 cup ...
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How to make Kenyan and Tanzania Coconut-Grilled Pineapple Recipe

Do you know how to prepare a coconut grilled pineapple recipe? Are you looking for healthy and quick to cook simple vegetarian recipes? Most vegetarian recipes are oily and include unhealthy ingredients. If you are looking for delicious and healthy vegan recipes, then I am sure you would benefit a lot from coconut grilled pineapple recipe. Its one the best Tanzanian and Kenyan Veggie recipes Go ahead and give it a try and enjoy it with your family and friends. Coconut-grilled pineapple recipe ...
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How to Make Delicious Desserts Using Fresh Fruits: Dazzling Peach Trifle and Gelatin Banana Split

The only thing better than fresh fruits are desserts made with those same fresh fruits.  Try these delicious fruit desserts to rave reviews from family and friends.  Gelatin Banana Split Desserts use fresh strawberries, bananas, pineapple along with maraschino cherries.  This is a great summertime dessert, although it is also perfect year-round.  This makes a very pretty dessert for parties, even holidays.  The Peach Trifle is not only a delicious dessert, it makes a gorgeous ...
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