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Debunking Fake Banana Hack Viral Videos
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Hi I am Ann Reardon, How to Cook That is my youtube channel it is filled with crazy sweet creations made just for you. In this episode we are debunking fake viral banana video hacks. Discussing panama disease (fusarium wilt or TR4) that is affecting bananas. And answering the questions: Do banana peels protect you from UV? Do bananas protect you from the sun? Can you eat banana peels? Do bananas make plants grow? Join me for creative cakes, chocolate & desserts, new video every Friday.
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  • Eva Bloom
    Eva Bloom

    This was fascinating! Especially about the banana disease, GMO and the ripening process- thanks for the video I definitely learnt something!

    • thin eevee
      thin eevee


    • Depressed Shadow
      Depressed Shadow

      Who needs einstein when we have ann reardon

    • comey2610

      I agreee!

    • galaxy wolf
      galaxy wolf


    • Calli Price
      Calli Price

      for those of you that don't know...the image she showed of a 'wild banana' is what a cavendish banana looked like before GMOs were added to it. We weren't initially meant to eat bananas, but due to shortages in food sources, food supplies, etc, they modified the banana to be what it is now. So if someone ever says 'I love an organic banana. I don't believe in GMOs', you can mess with them if you like, and break the news that their non-gmo dream just got shattered. Just a bit of a fun fact for you. <3

  • A Mead
    A Mead

    The banana beads looked like they actually got darker. Love these videos. Awesome.

  • No offense, but
    No offense, but

    The thumbnail is real but only one person can do that R U P U N Z E L ' S H A I R

  • Created by Penny
    Created by Penny

    The banana with chocolate is actually called a Banana Boat. We made them in Girl Scouts/Girl Guides. When you cut the wedge, leave the peel attached. Add in chocolate, marshmallows, or whatever you like. Put the peel back in place, wrap it in aluminum foil, and put it at the edge of a campfire (or in a microwave) for a few minutes to let it all get melty and gooey.

  • lbednaz

    I love how Ann says with a smile, "should you eat that? I don't know, let's cook it up and give it to Dave to try!" Poor Dave!

  • Danielle Gray
    Danielle Gray

    I enjoyed the segment about sun safety but as a resident of Scotland, we have a very weak sun so getting sunburnt would be a real achievement 😂😂☀️ P. S I'm being sarcastic, Obvs sunburn is very serious and you should always wear suncream 😊

  • Black Swan
    Black Swan

    I have no issue with GMOs. I think a lot of the fear and apprehension around them comes from misinformation. If someone you trusted told you that GMO meant someone was taking frog DNA and implanting it into human embryos, you'd probably be upset, too. The best way to combat misinformation is with research, trust and patience. Once someone has been indoctrinated to believe that vaccines cause autism and hormonal birth control is turning the frogs gay, it takes a lot to undue that damage.

  • Trixie B
    Trixie B

    Stores near me always use plastic wrap on the tips, they better get smart and save money on plastic wrap.

  • D Laity
    D Laity

    14:10-ish: We used to make baked bananas a little like that at guide camp on the campfire (and we were told if you want to do it at home, bake them in the oven (about 10 mins). Only difference, we peeled the banana, did just one slit down it and pressed in chocolate buttons (and occasionally sprinkles), then wrapped it tight in tinfoil to bake. In all honesty, when I've been short on money, or feeling very nostalgic, I've made it since, but it's not the world's greatest dessert (a baked apple is way better).

  • Giuseppe Massari
    Giuseppe Massari

    Lucky me who live in Brazil, where a normal supermarket has at least 5 different types of bananas

  • FilipTube

    Hi Ann, here is one life hacks by 5-minute crafts: its at 1:24. Best wishes!

  • xblaqkrose13x

    In principle I have no problem with GMO food. Earlier methods to increase rate of mutation (used since the 1950s) use radiation to induce random mutations and then kept mutated varieties that had benefits. This is not labeled as GMO I think (citation needed). So, I personally prefer this more specific introduction of the specific gene into the plant. My only problem with GMO is when they introduce a gene to make it resistant to a specific pesticide so farmers can heavily spray them, or modify a plant such that it can't grow without fertilizers from a company. It is the pesticide and the ability of farmers to afford seeds/fertilizers I worry about, not the modified plant.

  • ayesha mirza
    ayesha mirza Ma'am I'm big fan of you please tell us explain this video

  • Mrl

    the banana in the mircowave with chocolate is almost right. You should put it in aluminiumfoil and put it "over" the fire for a outdoor dessert.

  • Swiftcloud Cloud of swift
    Swiftcloud Cloud of swift

    I want to say Aloe Vera shouldnt be left outside or it can get overvwatered, you should put it in like a sun room

  • Epkurnis /Sheoway
    Epkurnis /Sheoway

    the banana and chilli pepper is to make a banana pepper grow clearly

  • •Cloud Adoki•
    •Cloud Adoki•

    So yummy has a app?!?! I just now found out

  • Nico Lang
    Nico Lang

    Could you do more debunking videos of SoYummy cooking recipes and give them to Dave to try? His reviews are my favorite part of your videos.

  • leela p1nk
    leela p1nk

    Bananas are the most favourite fruit in the world! Apples: ._.

  • Zaihao Lightsbane
    Zaihao Lightsbane

    GMO is what we did since we existed. We modified Animals and plants by breeding/inbreeding and whatnot. That is the EXACT same just more "modern". People need to chill out and stop going after people growing it and focus their Time on actual Health issues

  • Honeyxs -
    Honeyxs -

    My mom would use the bag u put the bananas in at the grocery store and she would use that to wrap th bannas

  • Zalba

    You actually didn’t do the pulled pork one the right way (so didn’t 5MC). In order to make it, you have to use overripe bananas. Also, it would make it better to fry it in the oven for a little bit after frying it in the pan.

  • PaladinGuy

    GMOs are good, we need more of them and less organic.

  • Catherine Eng
    Catherine Eng

    did anyone else get scared of the wild banana with huge seeds bc of the sudden pop up, music, and tryptophobia lol

  • Audrey Loveland
    Audrey Loveland

    Please debunk this video.


    Anne I don't want this to be a Bad For Dave her every other video:dave taste my probably dangerous good

  • Aratrika Chakraborty
    Aratrika Chakraborty

    What a waste of good fruits

  • spirit lol
    spirit lol

    Can you please check the channel DaveHax next for this series? They showcased one of the banana hacks in this video, and ever since I've had distrust in some of their life hacks.

  • Sidra salman
    Sidra salman

    Ann could you do a house or a room tour? It's okay if your not fine with it but I would love to see your house, loved the video Ann 😍❤️

  • Peep Land
    Peep Land

    Hi, I have a video I am wondering is real or not(

  • nativeftm

    The plastic wrap works for me.🤷🏽‍♂️ Ive tried the fridge, hanging, wrap, just leaving them on the table, inside a plastic bag as well. I normally just wrap the tops or hang them. I dont like gmos. I prefer all natural. But idk if I could be without bananas. If this was really a natural issue they would evolve. But humans really do cause most of the issues.

  • Samm & Misty
    Samm & Misty

    When she showed the pictures of the bananas with seed my Trypophobia was like nope 🤢

  • Rafaela Santos
    Rafaela Santos

    In Brazil we wrap the bananas to ripe them faster not slower hahaha.

  • Amanda Clemmons
    Amanda Clemmons

    We started putting our bananas in a plastic bag a few years ago because my brother’s girlfriend (who was living with us) absolutely hated the smell when they were sitting out and we discovered that the bananas stayed ripe longer

  • Izzy Dew
    Izzy Dew

    Ok the account “so tasty” in a lot if there videos have a “yum up” logo in the bottom left corner

  • PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions
    PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions

  • PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions
    PoseidonGodofWater20 Productions

    Hi, Anne, I had you cross over into one of my animated shows

  • 家慧張

    Petition to save Dave from eating charcoal, raw pasta, banana peel and other weird stuff in the future.

  • Nylon 325
    Nylon 325

    hi please debunk this big video i made it but it didnt taste at all correct like all her recipes that are 1 minute are fake that i tried he yt is emmasgoodies try her 1 minute recipes please

  • Magdalena Anton
    Magdalena Anton

    This fake cook8ng is really dangerous, in polish Next Masterchef one guy tried to cook a suflet inside the orange... of course it was a huge failure, and is now out. Another victim 😔

  • Johnamma Anthony
    Johnamma Anthony can you debunk this video

  • Grow How
    Grow How

    This video is in serious need of debunking! Will you please take on the challenge?

  • Martin Kjærulff
    Martin Kjærulff

    Around 16:00 Here you have archived versions of the documents:

  • Moa Andersson
    Moa Andersson

    the banana and chocolate thing is actually something people do for dessert! but like.. not at home maybe, but out while camping! I've done it at several camps and on hikes! but then you wrap it in tinfoil and put it by the fire. Some pair it with marshmallows as well!

  • Ananth Swaminathan
    Ananth Swaminathan

    If Ethel Yan gas comes out of the top of the banana then we discovered ethylene banana guns lol

  • Witch 7
    Witch 7

    Even monkeys peel banana -dave

  • Mr.Dragon

    We have been genetically modifying food for over 10000 years or more. Pretty much everything humans eat that doesn't just grow naturally in a forest (and even then it might have been genetically modified by humans long ago and re-entered wild ecosystems) is a GMO. Orange carrots are a GMO, Corn is a GMO, Wheat is a GMO, the Cavendish Banana is a GMO, pigs are GMO, sheep are GMO even dogs are GMO. Just because we've become more efficient and can now do it over the course of 2-3 years with high-tech laboratories doesn't make it any different than selectively breeding over multiple decades.

  • • Alexandra •
    • Alexandra •

    The banana uv beads look darker than the control!! Dangerous!!

  • Michael Cheng
    Michael Cheng

    Anti-GMO sentiment is idiotic fear mongering, if there were any issues we would have seen them years ago. The amount of safety testing it need for approval to market is so great that any GMO with a chance of having an issue would have been screened out anyways. GMO, unlike radiated or mutation bred crops need to be tested and labelled despite being safer as less DNA is changed and we know what the changes are, anyone who is against GMO need to pick up a secondary school (middle school) biology textbook

  • weasel1822

    I can’t eat raw bananas. I’m allergic 🥺

  • Mmmm Patas
    Mmmm Patas

    My mom does wrap the top of the banana and it actually works i- 😞🤝

  • gamefaceXD

    The banana with the large hard seed really triggers me i just want to see the seeds pulled out ahhhhh

  • Sharon Mott
    Sharon Mott

    She must have a lot of money because she’s just wasting food.

  • Cecilia Renita
    Cecilia Renita

    A channel that you should look at is 123go, I know you like making those videos so I think you would have some fun looking at the fake stuff they put in their channel!

  • World Wide Bear 1967
    World Wide Bear 1967

    Thanks by the universe, I hate Banana! ... and I'm proud of it. :-)

  • virgil Sanders
    virgil Sanders

    rip dave

  • Flossiesmommy Caine
    Flossiesmommy Caine

    I wonder if they cld just graft the good banana plants onto the wild banana roots, like they’ve done for all sorts of fruits. In the other fruits, it’s made them disease resistant, hardier, etc. Then the fungus couldn’t clog up the roots...? I’d love to learn more about this. Thanks for your fascinating & fun vids!

  • Abhinav Singhal
    Abhinav Singhal

    Even monkeys peel bananas 😂😂😂

  • Ruby Ford
    Ruby Ford

    Am I the only person who doesn’t like bananas?

  • jesternario

    Insert comment about poor poor husband here, except it was actually okay for him this time.

  • Eleni Markudi
    Eleni Markudi

    13:54 that's greek

  • billydeeuk

    A banana video on a cooking channel during the Covid pandemic that doesn’t contain a recipe for banana bread

  • CoversByShawn!

    People deep-fry banana peels in Thailand, it's tasty

  • Elsy Anderson
    Elsy Anderson

    Ann Reardon is the best youtuber ever like i know so much now :^}

  • The Spectator
    The Spectator

    Most fruit is genetcly modafide

  • Artikit

    I honestly believe that if Selective Breeding is considered okay to do, then Genetic Modification is okay to do. The idea that 'messing with nature is wrong' is no longer valid reasoning. Humans have been messing with genetics since they learned agriculture. The only difference is one doesn't take as long. I mean, I know the horror story ideas of creating something ultimately dangerous to humans, but Genetic Modification is a critical step for Human development. Having food that grows faster and better could significantly help places in the world that struggle. Genetic Modifications could get rid of several genetic problems like cancer and heart disease. I could extend that average life span of not only humans, but other animals we hold dear as well.

  • Our not so perfect life
    Our not so perfect life

    Oh I have a big fridge that is 55 degrees it's called out side yes I know it's the middle of the winter and the stat I live in is right next to Canada and Canada is realy cold soooooo something's of

  • CookingIsFun

    I'm noticing lot's of people not understanding the difference between selective breeding and GMO's. Selective breeding is taking traits that are already present in the population and making it so that the group you want to use all has that specific trait. GMO's on the other hand is taking that trait and inserting it into the genome of the individual. It should also be noted that they use traits that are only found in different species and insert this foreign trait into the organism.

  • Our not so perfect life
    Our not so perfect life

    10:13 what?

  • test804

    Id like to point out a few things regarding the banana peels: 1- "meat alternatives" do not necessarily need to be high in protein when its serving as replacement in a dish like a burger there are many ways of getting your protein it doesn't need to serve in the exact position an animal product was. there are many ways of getting your protein needs met 2- banana peels are actually healthy. Banana peels are packed with polyphenols, carotenoids, and other antioxidants that fight cancer-causing free radicals in your body which is very different from labeling them as "non toxic" or something you'd eat if there isn't enough food. 3- banana peels are clearly texturally and structurally different from animal flesh so they should be cooked differently. you should know that and the way they were cooked in this video was horrible and that was made clear by just looking at the end product. obviously I wasn't expecting a culinary masterpiece from a 5 minutes crafts video but its should be pointed out that the issue here is the the recipe and cooking method rather than the use of banana peels in itself. I get that non vegans can be unfamiliar with meat alternatives and their cooking methods but if you're going to talk about it, the least you can do is not be so condescending.

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