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Going Bananas! 🍌

Yay!! I changed into “Bananaman” today in Covent Garden for the first ever #wcrftakeover for World Cancer Research Fund. My lovely Wife Sarah, Christine, Anita, Mark, Maria & I had a great day: thank you so much to everyone who donated or stopped by to say hi! Go to wcrf-uk.org to stay up to date on their fantastic work! 😎

The WCRF Team

From left: Maria, Sarah, Me(Bananaman), Anita & Christine.

Me in a Banana suit eating a banana

Sarah & i walking away after a morning fundraising.....Me in a banana suit and Sarah with a purple wig and yellow trousers

Me and my lovely Wife Sarah after a morning fundraising! 😎 

As a Cancer Prevention charity we were also giving away Bananas and sharing some great Banana facts as they help reduce your Cancer risk! I love Bananas…..So here are a few random facts:

1. Are energy boosters
The natural sugars found in bananas (sucrose, fructose, and glucose) combined with fiber and potassium make it an energy-boosting snack. In addition, its levels of serotonin and dopamine improve antioxidant capacity and help with of oxidative stress, enhancing performance overall. So the next time you plan an extreme workout session, remember to eat two bananas before your workout.

2. Is useful for treating anemia
People who suffer from anemia need to ingest great amounts of iron which stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood. Bananas are not only a rich source of iron they also contain a high amounts of vitamin C which increases the absorption of iron. So if you suffer from anemia, you should consider including bananas in their diet.

3. Bananas float on water!

Please add any more Banana facts in the comments section below…..I’d love to learn more! 😎 


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