No More Bananas for Monkeys – Like Giving Them “Cake and Chocolate”

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Very soon there will be no more bananas served to the monkeys at Bristol Zoo and Paignton Zoo. Why? Because modern fruit is cultivated to contain too much sugar – and very few nutrients.

Modern fruit is said to be the equivalent of giving the monkeys “cake and chocolate”:

SomersetLive: Bristol Zoo and Paignton Zoo Ban Monkeys from Eating Bananas

Fruit is candy from nature…

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What Fruits and Vegetables Looked like Before

3 comments

  1. Annette
    Yet Dietdoctor has a few recepies with banana in them...??
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  2. Peter Biörck Team Diet Doctor
    Hi Anette!

    Hehe, but I think it's OK if the monkeys get one banana every Sunday. ;-)

    Yet Dietdoctor has a few recepies with banana in them...??

  3. Chad
    Thanks for bringing the article to our attention. I missed it when it was released. The article referenced is 3 years old. It would be interesting to see a follow up report from the zoos on the health of the primates.

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