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BANANA

A derogatory term; acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anybody. Much stronger than NIMBY—Not In My Back Yard.

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Thus, unripe banana flour (pulp and peel) can be used as a functional ingredient in several foods, providing health benefits to humans because they play an important role in the prevention and treatment of obesity, atherosclerosis, coronary diseases, colorectal cancer and diabetes (JUAREZ-GARCIA et al.
Effects of banana flour and [beta]-glucan on the nutritional and sensory evaluation of noodles.
Several studies have recently shown the potential use of green banana flour in the production of food products such as pasta (SAIFULLA et al.
A motivation of this review process was not as a result of paucity of information required for the implementation strategy for industrialisation of plantain and banana flour in composite baking venture, but due to lukewarm attitudes of bakers in adopting the composite flour baking technology.
In this study, a thermoplastic unripe banana flour (TPF) was produced and characterized.
The gluten-free pasta had green banana flour, egg whites, and gums.
Washington, June 23 ( ANI ): Researchers from the University of Brazil have developed a gluten-free pasta product from green banana flour, which tasters found more acceptable than regular whole wheat pasta.
Taiwanese scientists investigated how progressively replacing wheat flour with unripe green banana flour, at levels up to 15%, would impact the quality of Asian noodles.
Composition, digestibility and aplication in breadmaking of banana flour.
Diversifying and creating a range of products makes good economic sense--one company in Dominica, for example, now processes bananas into banana flour, chips, liquor and drinks.
Mt Uncles Banana Flour, also based on the Atherton Tableland, secured $250,000 to optimise production of its Natural Evolution product range, which is largely based on the healthy, gluten-free properties of locally grown, green, Lady Finger and Cavendish bananas.