Banana Split Day

 

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I believe in holistic medicine, yoga, Pilates, and so on. But I also believe in banana split sundaes once in a while.  Gwyneth Paltrow

If you are exhausted from the tiring day’s work or need a change in a boring diet routine then craving a banana split is just normal. Let’s not get into the healthy or unhealthy food debate, the banana split is a heavenly delight providing a break from your stringent fitness regime. Banana Split day celebrated on 25th August is about appreciating a healthy dessert appetite that instantly rejuvenates our mood and happiness. Banana Split is mostly banana that is topped with ice cream, whipped cream, pecans, and hot fudge sauce. Now honestly nobody wants to go on a lean diet after having a plate of this pleasure.

Fun facts about banana splits

Did you know that there was a World Record set in Selinsgrove, PA, for the longest banana split? This stretched 4.5 miles, and it consisted of 33,000 bananas, as well as 150 gallons of chocolate and 2,500 gallons of ice cream.

The popularity of the banana split is often credited to Walgreens drug stores, which are operated by Charles Rudolph Walgreens. The store promoted the banana split as their premium dessert, which caused a lot of customers to try the dessert when they may have otherwise note been interested in it.

When banana splits first came onto the scene, they were sold for 10 cents. This may not seem like a lot of money. However, at the time, it was sold at twice the price of sundaes.

Bananas Health Facts

  • Rich in manganese, which helps to protect your skin through the creation of collagen, as well as protecting other cells from free radical damage.
  • Bananas are also a great source of vitamin C. Vitamin C supports brain health through the production of serotonin, which impacts our moods, sleep cycle, and experiences of pain and stress.

NATIONAL BANANA SPLIT DAY DATES

Year Date Day
2021 August 25 Wednesday
2022 August 25 Thursday
2023 August 25 Friday
2024 August 25 Sunday
2025 August 25 Monday

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