Another one of our favorite tips: Polish your leather shoes with a banana peel! (Photo courtesy of Blaine Moats)
If eating more fruits and veggies is at the top of your to do list this year, Dole has created a program that makes squeezing in more fruit a breeze. To help improve the public's nutritional health, the company has launched 366 Ways to Go Bananas in 2012. Every day you'll get a banana-themed recipe, serving suggestion, or seasonal tip via Twitter, Facebook or on the Web. Here's how to start going bananas today:
- Twitter: Follow @DOLEBananas and look out for the hashtag #Go366 for your daily tip.
- Facebook: Visit the Dole Bananas Facebook page to get your daily tip, recipes and more.
Below, a few of our favorite tips from the program so far: Day 1: Eat two bananas a day in the morning to help lose weight and keep that New Year's resolution. Day 8: Celebrate Elvis Presley’s birthday by eating his favorite sandwich, peanut butter and banana. Day 22: Did you know the peel is edible? Though you probably want to wash it first. Try it and tell us what you think!
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