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Healthy Banana Smoothie Recipes to Jump Start Your Day Or Recover from a Workout

It’s true that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, this is because when you wake up your body has been without food for (hopefully) eight hours, so you need to refuel and get…

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Should I Eat Bananas Before Or After a Workout?

Should I Eat Bananas Before Or After a Workout?

Nowadays there are so many different things we are told to do when it comes to working out and reaching our fitness goals. We constantly hear new ideas of what exercises are best, what time of…

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USDA Organic Certification Process and How It Benefits the Consumer

With the rising health and wellness movement evolving across the United States, the word “organic” has become quite the buzzword. As this term has moved to the forefront of consumers’ minds, the perpetual tendency for retailers…

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Cozy Banana Recipes to Warm You Right Up this Season

Fall has arrived and our bellies are about to get a whole lot happier – that’s right, it’s officially time for us to welcome back the season of baking.  As the days grow colder, what better…

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Jesus Eduardo Ortega Ibarra

Jesus Eduardo is 11 years old and the oldest of four children. He was born two months premature. His deafness was not detected until he turned one, and it was not until he turned five that…

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Conny Fonseca

Conny Fonseca grew up in Colima where her father worked on a farm in the town of Cofradia de Suchitlan while her mother stayed at home to take care of the family. A bright and ambitious…

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How Potassium Can Help Blood Pressure and Why You Need Bananas

High Blood Pressure in America High blood pressure is a condition that occurs when the force of pumping blood is too intense for the walls of the arteries. With millions of Americans affected each year, it…

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Should You Refrigerate Bananas

We’ve all been there: buying a perfect bunch of bananas, only for them to turn brown and spotty after a few days. Don’t get us wrong, we love banana bread as much as the next person,…

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The Women of Chilpancingo

Tijuana, one of the busiest land border crossings in the world, is also home to over 300 maquiladoras, or assembly plants. While this offers several job opportunities, it also often results in the unregulated pollution of…

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Rafael Lopez Diaz

Rafael Lopez Diaz is 23 years old and the seventh of nine children in a migrant worker family. When Rafa was eight years old, his mom passed away. He and his younger siblings were left to…

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Four Healthy Banana Recipes for Kids

Back to school season is here which means busy mornings, packed lunches and afternoon snacks. In the midst of a hectic day, it can be easy to grab a sugary granola bar or send the kids…

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Can and Should You Be Eating the Banana Peel?

We know what you’re thinking: you probably read the title, shook your head in disbelief, and told yourself not to click. But, hear us out for a second. We all know the health benefits of consuming…

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The History of Organics Unlimited and the GROW Program

At Organics Unlimited, we are proud to be, not only be a family business, but also female owned and run, upholding a legacy that has spanned four generations of organic banana growers. Our history has shaped…

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GROW, Our Fair Trade Label

Here at Organics Unlimited, we believe that the healthiest and most sustainable tropical fruits are grown organically. Social responsibility is of our utmost priority which is why we developed a program that ensures true fair trade…

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How Organic Farming Benefits the Environment

We have all heard whisperings of the benefits of eating organic food. Most people have a general understanding that organic products and produce are better for your health even if they don’t buy them regularly. There…

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Bananas are High in Fiber and Why You Need Them + Healthy Recipes

It is no secret that bananas are delicious. Eat them by themselves, blend them in a smoothie, bake them in bread… the options are endless. In addition to tasting fantastic, they are also incredibly good for…

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Conventional vs Organic Banana Farming – What You Need to Know

 The idea of buying organic produce is a polarizing topic. Depending on who, you talk to you will find people that stand firmly on each side of the debate. But for the average person who is…

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10 Surprising Health Benefits of Bananas

Everyone has heard the phrase, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”. While we are huge fans of apples, we feel that another fruit hasn’t gotten the proper credit for all the health benefits it…

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GROW Bananas Provide Hearing to Angel

Angel Gabriel is 8 years old and lives in the town of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico with his father Angel, mother Elizabeth and 4 year old little brother. When he was 2 years old, he was diagnosed…

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Organic Bananas Focus on Spring Weight Loss

With spring here and April showers falling many areas of the country, it means that summer and outdoor living can’t be far behind.  For so many of us, that means diets to shed those extra pounds…

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