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Strawberry is not a berry
A strawberry is not an actual berry, but a banana is.

Orangutans love mangoes
Orangutans love mangoes

Apples have 25% air
Apples float in water because they are 25% air.

Tomato is a fruit!
Tomatoes are a fruit not a vegetable. Tomatoes are the most popular fruits in the world.

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

200 seeds
An average strawberry has around 200 seeds

Pumpkins and avocados are fruits
Pumpkins and avocados are fruits not a vegetable.

Dark green vegetables are more Vitamin C rich
Dark green vegetables include more vitamin C than light green color vegetables

Banana is not a fruit in reality.
Banana is not a fruit in reality, it is a herb

Bananas are easily digestible
Because bananas are easy to digest and are very nutritious they are the first fruit offered to babies.

Cockroach repellent fruit
Osage orange fruits are used to repel cockroaches

An apple tree can produce 400 apples a year
An apple tree can produce up to 400 apples a year

Bilberries improve night vision
Bilberries are supposed to help improve nighttime vision.

Cherry seeds believed to have satanic power
According to the Dead Sea scrolls cherry seeds have satanic power

Watermelon used to carry water
Many years ago explorers used watermelons to carry water on long expeditions

Worlds favorite fruit
Mangoes are the most favorite and number 1 fruit in the world.

Strawberries and cashews have seeds outside them
Strawberries and cashews are the only fruits that have their seeds on the outside unlike all other fruits which have their seeds inside

Kiwi is rich in Vitamin C
Kiwi contains twice as much Vitamin C as an orange

Oranges help fight anti-aging
Oranges contain antioxidants that help fight the free radicals that damage and age our skin

Eating fruits avoids miscarriage
Including fruit and vegetables in one's daily diet can lessen the chances of miscarriage by almost half of the frequency, says a new research in London.

Eating fruits reduce the risk of diseases
Eating more fruits and vegetables could significantly reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, high B.P, obesity, heart disease and some cancers.

Lemon is a good source of Vitamin C-Prevents Scurvy
In the 19th century British sailors ate limes to prevent Scurvy

7000 apples
There are over 7000 different types of apples grown all over the world.

Grapes do not ripen once plucked
Unlike bananas grapes can no longer ripen once picked.

Banana slip accidents in Britain
More than 300 banana-related accidents happened in Britain in 2001 mostly involving people slipping on skins.

Quick ripening
You can speed up the ripening of a pineapple by standing it upside down (on the leafy end).

 Lemons kill bacteria
Lemons can kill bacteria-as they have high content of acid which makes them suitable for cleaning.

Pear-wood is hard
You can make furniture with Pear wood (its hard).

Banana-the 1st fruit on earth
Some horticulturists suspect that the banana was the earth's first fruit.

Apple stuck in Adam's throat
The Adam's apple is so-called coz of the idea that it was created when the forbidden fruit got stuck in Adam's throat when he swallowed it.

Cabbage-a water vegetable
The cabbage encloses nearly as much water as watermelon. Watermelon contains 92% water where cabbage is 90% and carrots are 87%

Banana ripens quickly in brown paper bag
A banana ripens quickly (overnight), when you put it into a brown paper bag with an apple or tomato.

Peanut is the main Main component of nitroglycerine
You can make nitroglycerin by peanut oil, which is a main part of dynamite.

Leaves of raspberry help to regulate menstrual cycles
The leaves of raspberry is used fresh or dried as herbal teas to regulate menstrual cycles

Lime oil is useful to cool fevers
Lime oil is useful to cool fevers. It can also stimulate and refresh a tired mind and helps with depression

Durian is one of the world's biggest fruit
A durian is one of the world's biggest fruit with a strong smell

Avocado leaves are harmful to animals
Avocado leaves are harmful to animals and the fruits may also poisonous to some birds

Dried fruits contain more calories than fresh fruits
Dried fruits contain more calories than fresh fruits. Since drying process takes out water and volume

An apple is a very refreshing tonic for oily skin
An apple is a very refreshing tonic for oily skin. It makes an excellent remedy for fine wrinkles, cracked skin, itching and inflammation

Eating fresh figs during pregnancy helps from prolonged labor
Eating fresh figs during pregnancy helps from prolonged labor and weakness after childbirth

Gibbons prefer to eat fruits twice a day
Gibbons prefer to eat fruits twice a day. It normally loves to eat ripe, sugary, juicy fruits like figs.

avocados are the world’s most nutritious fruit
A study reveals avocados are the world's most nutritious fruit

Eating grapefruit protect from diabetes
Research says eating grapefruit in the morning will helps to lose an average of 3.6 pounds. It also protect from diabetes.

Babaco is gorgeous torpedo shaped fruit
Babaco is gorgeous torpedo shaped fruit. It's also named as champagne fruit since it has a fizzy flesh.

Sapodilla is a uniquely tasted fruit
Sapodilla is a uniquely tasted fruit. It had a soft brown flesh which flavors like a sweet mix of brown sugar and root beer.

Bilimbi fruit is more effective for several human ailments
Bilimbi fruit is similar to star fruit. The tree of Bilimbi is more cold-sensitive than the carambola tree. The fruit is more effective for several human ailments.

Chempedak fruit is really not too big
chempedak fruit is really not too big. It just has the shape of long water melon but the whole fruit is only about 3 Kg.

Damson fruit is more effective to create fruit paste or cheese
Damson fruit is more effective to create fruit paste or cheese. It's perfectly made for Christmas treat.

The name pine-apple was the original name for a pine cone
The name pine-apple was the original name for a pine cone (grows on pine trees). Because the fruit pineapple looked like a huge pine cone, it too was called a pine-apple.

Pineapples used in blood tests
Pineapples contain an enzyme that is used in blood tests. Fibers in pineapple leaves are used to make rope and a cloth called pino.

Kiwis were once known as Chinese gooseberries
Kiwis were once known as Chinese gooseberries.

Eating an apple is a more reliable method of staying awake
Eating an apple is a more reliable method of staying awake than consuming a cup of coffee. The natural sugar in an apple is more potent than the caffeine in coffee.

Pineapples are berries, just like strawberries and blueberries
Pineapples are berries, just like strawberries and blueberries.

A half-cup of figs has as much calcium as a half-cup of milk
A half-cup of figs has as much calcium as a half-cup of milk.

There are over 200 different known species of raspberries
There are over 200 different known species of raspberries but only 2 species are grown on a large scale.

There are seven varieties of avocados grown commercially in Texas
There are seven varieties of avocados grown commercially in Texas, but the Hass is the most popular.

Blackberry juice was used to dye cloth navy blue and indigo
Blackberry juice was used to dye cloth navy blue and indigo.

Black currant juice can be used to soothe sore throats and colds
Currant juice can be used to soothe sore throats and colds.

Delicious oranges in the world are grown in Florida
The juiciest, most delicious oranges in the world are grown in Florida.

Eggplants are actually fruits
Eggplants are actually fruits, and classified botanically as berries.

An avocado is a fruit and not a vegetable!
An avocado is a fruit and not a vegetable! It is actually a member of the berry relatives.

Avocado has more fat content than any other fruit.
Avocado has more fat content than any other fruit.

A single fruit is about 125 grams on average;
A single fruit is about 125 grams on average; where ¼ of it is only water.

Bananas are allergic for some people.
Bananas are allergic for some people. These allergies are oral and latex.

Bilberry contains nutrients that are good for eyes.
Bilberry contains nutrients that are good for eyes.

Cherimoya seeds are poisonous
Cherimoya seeds are poisonous, and ought to not be eaten, like the skin.

Clementines are popular in the winter months.
Clementines are popular in the winter months.

A durian is a large fruit with a powerful smell.
A durian is a large fruit with a powerful smell. Its flavor is loved by some people, but many do not like the smell.

Huckleberries are well liked by lots of mammals
Huckleberries are well liked by lots of mammals such as bears and humans.

The jambul fruit leaves and bark are used for controlling blood pressure and gingivitis.
The jambul fruit leaves and bark are used for controlling blood pressure and gingivitis.

Lime oils are often used in perfumes
Lime oils are often used in perfumes, for cleaning, and for aromatherapy.

Lychee seeds are poisonous
Lychee seeds are poisonous and should not be eaten.

Purple Mangosteen has to be grown in temperatures of above 40 °F (4 °C).
Purple Mangosteen has to be grown in temperatures of above 40 °F (4 °C). If it is grown in temperatures below that, the plants will die.

Grapes are the fruit of a woody grape vine.
Grapes are the fruit of a woody grape vine. About 71% of grapes are used for wine. 27% are used as fresh fruit, and 2% are used as dried fruit.

Dirty cantaloupes can spread bacteria.
Dirty cantaloupes can spread bacteria. In 2011, 21 people died in the United States from cantaloupes having listeria bacteria.

A watermelon contains 92% water.
A watermelon contains 92% water. About six percent of a watermelon is sugar. Many people like to eat watermelon in the summer because the fruit is cool and refreshing.

Raisins are dried grapes.
Raisins are dried grapes. They contain a lot of sugar.

Cupuacu pulp is also used in cosmetics products
Cupuacu pulp is also used in cosmetics products such as body lotions, as it is highly hydratating, similar to cocoa butter.

An orange’s vitamin C content helps fight back assaults
An orange’s vitamin C content helps fight back assaults from viruses and germs, cold and fatigue.

Strawberries are the only fruit
Strawberries are the only fruit which grows seeds on the outside.

A cucumber is a fruit
A cucumber is a fruit not a vegetable.

Grapefruit can actually react negatively
Grapefruit can actually react negatively with lots of drugs including cholesterol-lowering medications.

Red fruits help keep your heart strong.
Red fruits help keep your heart strong.

Orange fruits help keep your eyes healthy.
Orange fruits help keep your eyes healthy.

Yellow fruits help keep you from getting sick.
Yellow fruits help keep you from getting sick.

Green fruits help make your bones and teeth strong.
Green fruits help make your bones and teeth strong.

Blue and purple fruits help your memory.
Blue and purple fruits help your memory.





Strawberry is not a berry

A strawberry is not an actual berry, but a banana is.

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Special fruits for this week

cantaloupe
Cantaloupe

 

Cantaloupe are served as fresh fruit or as salads or as a dessert with ice cream (Read more)

kiwis
Kiwis

 

kiwifruit will be fairly large and plump with thin "fuzzy" brown skin   (Read more)

pineapple
Pineapple

 

Pineapple fruit is native to the Asian tropics, with a delicate and fresh fragrance   (Read more)


 
 

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