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Featured Video - Banana
There are many varieties, but in Australia the most common are the Cavendish - the everyday banana, the Lady Finger - which has a sweet lemony flavour and the Plantain or 'green banana' - intended for cooking only. Experts say bananas strengthen the stomach lining and form a barrier against noxious juices, stimulate cell growth and prevent damage from harsh stomach acids, for example in ulcerative conditions.

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.