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»Ausgerechnet Bananen verlangt sie von mir!«, beklagt ein Schlagertext der 1920er-Jahre. Kein Wunder, ist die Banane doch eine ideale Projektionsfläche exotischer und erotischer Wunschträume.

Die Banane kann allerdings viel mehr. Erfahren Sie unter anderem, warum man die Früchte nicht vom Stielansatz her schälen sollte, wieso auch unreife Bananen gesund sind und was sich alles mit Bananenschalen anstellen lässt, ohne jemanden zu Fall zu bringen.

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