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6 Surprising and Healthy Ways to Use Apples


2. Quickly Ripen Other Produce

I always try to buy very green bananas because they seem to ripen too quickly. However, that leaves me banana-less if I want to take one to work the next day. Apples to the rescue…

Ripe apples emit a fast-ripening ethylene gas, which means you can pop one in a brown paper bag with your next day’s banana or hard-as-a-rock avocado so you’re guacamole ready for dinner guests. Note: this won’t work on citrus fruits or pineapples.

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