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  • noun A kind of tree, Lagerstroemia speciosa, having medicinal leaves, which grows in Southeast Asia.

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  • As discussed elsewhere in this book, ingredients for adrenal support include the B vitamin pantothenic acid B5, the amino acid L-theanine, and the herbs banaba, Rhodiola rosea, ashwaganda, and eleuthero root.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • The best nutritional ingredients traditionally used to support thyroid health include iodine, tyrosine, banaba, and DMAE.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • A thermogenic supplement containing such ingredients as iodine, tyrosine, banaba, and green tea extract.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • Ingredients to look for in a thermogenic formula include iodine, tyrosine, green tea extract, banaba, and bitter orange peel extract.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • One that contains CLA conjugated linoleic acid, banaba extract, and medium-chain triglycerides that will increase the ratio of lean muscle mass to fat.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • Look for three key ingredients: banaba extract, conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), and medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs).2 Banaba, an extract from a Philippine herb, affects lean muscle mass indirectly by increasing insulin sensitivity.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • This product not only combats stress with top ingredients Holy basil, I-theanine, and Relora, but it also contains top blood sugar-stabilizing ingredients such as banaba leaf, chromium, vanadium, and DHEA.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • LevelRight by NuNaturals is a comprehensive mix of proven blood sugar normalizers, including gymnema, cinnamon bark, and banaba leaf extracts, two forms of chromium, and alpha lipoic acid.

    The Truth About Beauty

  • The best nutritional ingredients traditionally used to support thyroid health include iodine, tyrosine, banaba, and DMAE.

    The Fiber35 Diet

  • It has the added benefit of increasing metabolic rate, and, like banaba, may have the long-term effect of increasing insulin sensitivity and glycemic control, thus helping weight management.

    The Fiber35 Diet

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  • distant faunal cousin of the bonobo

    October 3, 2011

  • Or it could be a misprint for banba, an ancient Celtic name for Ireland.

    October 3, 2011

  • Ah--the banaba republic.

    October 3, 2011

  • Today the Banabans are citizens of Fiji. Their original island home, Ocean Island, is called Banaba in their native tongue, Gilbertese. The Banabans were relocated to Rambi Island so Banaba could be exploited for its phosphate deposits.

    October 3, 2011