Despite what you may have heard, carbohydrates are not inherently evil. In fact, they're the wood that fuels your body's fire most of the time. One healthy source of carbohydrates to keep a student's flames burning is bananas. Because of their convenient, no-mess packaging, a banana can be held and eaten out of one hand while the other hand carries books to and from school.
Another tasty option involves putting bananas in a blender with milk, peanut butter, ice and honey. It makes for a nutritious and revitalizing after class snack. Bananas mixed into yogurt are also good for breakfast. In addition, they're a great topping on our next food -- oatmeal.