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Banana trees growing and bearing fruits at Mulvany House, Kolkata.
Bananas growing at Mulvany House, Kolkata. These were planted by us late October 2013.

Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one fruit with the world’s leading athletes.

But energy isn’t the only way a banana can help us keep fit. 

Bananas also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions, making it a must to add to our daily diet.

A banana a day keeps the doctors away!

DEPRESSION: According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst people suffering from depression, many felt much better after eating a banana. This is because bananas contain tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood and generally make you feel happier.

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  PMS: Forget the pills – eat a banana. The vitamin B6 it contains regulates blood glucose levels, which can affect your mood.

ANEMIA: High in iron, bananas can stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood and so helps in cases of anemia.

BLOOD PRESSURE: This unique tropical fruit is extremely high in potassium yet low in salt, making it perfect to beat blood pressure So much so, the US Food and Drug Administration has just allowed the banana industry to make official claims for the fruit’s ability to reduce the risk of blood pressure and stroke.

BRAIN POWER: 200 students at a Twickenham school ( England ) were helped through their exams this year by eating bananas at breakfast, break, and lunch in a bid to boost their brain power. Research has shown that the potassium-packed fruit can assist learning by making pupils more alert.

CONSTIPATION: High in fiber, including bananas in the diet can help restore normal bowel action, helping to overcome the problem without resorting to laxatives.

HANGOVERS: One of the quickest ways of curing a hangover is to make a banana milkshake, sweetened with honey. The banana calms the stomach and, with the help of the honey, builds up depleted blood sugar levels, while the milk soothes and re-hydrates your system.

HEARTBURN: Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.

MORNING SICKNESS: Snacking on bananas between meals helps to keep blood sugar levels up and avoid morning sickness.

MOSQUITO BITES: Before reaching for the insect bite cream, try rubbing the affected area with the inside of a banana skin. The report concluded that, to avoid panic-induced food cravings, we need to control our blood sugar levels by snacking on high carbohydrate foods every two hours to keep levels steady.

ULCERS: The banana is used as the dietary food against intestinal disorders because of its soft texture and smoothness. In Thailand , for example, pregnant women eat bananas to ensure their baby is born with a cool temperature.

So, a banana really is a natural remedy for many ills. It is also rich in potassium and is one of the best value foods around

So maybe its time to change that well-known phrase so that we say, ‘A BANANA a day keeps the doctor away!’

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Our projects:  Our planting projects are going on in the following places:

1.     Delhi: 100,000 trees with Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to convert un-utilized and barren land and create mini-forests in Delhi & NCR. The initial areas where we will start planting are 50 acres at Shastri Park river front, 12 acres at Okhla, Sarita Vihar and others.
2.     Haryana - Gurgaon: 3100 fruit trees in Deepashram (Nr Sheetla Mata Mandir ) & Anandashram ( Nr Golf Course Extn Rd) both homes for physically & mentally handicapped run by the Missionaries of Charity.
3.     Haryana - Gurgaon: 1000 Trees in St Michael's school. Beneficiaries are Homeless Children staying in orphanage within school premises.
4.     Haryana- Gurgaon : 1000 Trees in Archbishop Alan De-Lastic children's village.
5.     Haryana- Gurgaon: 100 Trees in The Happy School, DLF phase 1, Gurgaon. Beneficiaries are children of poorest of poor studying in school.
6.     Delhi: 2500 trees in  St Mary's Catholic Church, Presentation Convent School, SP Mukherji Mg, Delhi- 6. 
7.     West Bengal 24 Paraganas South:  1000 fruit trees at SPCI, PO Joka,  a girls orphanage
8.     West Bengal: Kolkata: Salt Lake: 2500 fruit trees at the SAI -Sports Authority of India Complex,
9.     West Bengal: Kolkata: Lions Clubs International, District 322B1. 1000 trees planted (600 Neem and 400 fruit trees) in Bidhan Sishu Udyan, a children's park.
10.            West Bengal Kolkata: 350 fruit trees planted in Mulvany House an old age home at Baithakhana Road, nr Sealdah.
11.            West Bengal Kolkata: 2500 fruit trees planted in Tolly Homes an old age home at NSC Bose Rd, near Tollygunge.
12.            West Bengal Barrackpore: 1000 fruit trees in Udayan, childrens home - parents are afflicted with leprosy.
13.            West Bengal 24 Paraganas (N): (prop): 5000 trees in 1000 low-income households belonging to micro loan borrowers of one of the largest and most respected MFI/ NGOs in eastern India.
14.            West Bengal: Sundarbans: 1000 fruit trees in a govt aided school in Patharpratima block of Sundarbans.
15.            Uttarakhand: Village Suneel: 2000 apple trees in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand managed by Ghanshyam Smriti Dehradun and with partnering of the local Mahila Mangal Dal SHG.  (1000 trees planted.)
16.            Uttarakhand: Ukhimatt, Rudraprayag district: 5000 Mulberry trees and 1000 assorted fruit trees to help in the
17.            Maharashtra: Tuljapur: EOI  from TISS - Planting trees in 100 acres campus and adjoining captive villages.
18.            Assam  & Dooars: EOI from the world largest tea company to afforest 70 acres of barren land.
19.            Assam – Sibasagar: EOI from DM Assam to setup a model coconut farm and nursery along with fruit tree planting in forest lands to tackle monkey and elephant intrusion.


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