Fun Facts on Fruits

  • Tomatoes are a fruit, not a vegetable.
  • Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heart burn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.
  • An average strawberry has around 200 seeds!
  • Dark green vegetables contain more vitamin C than light green vegetables.
  • Because bananas are easy to digest and are very nutritious, they are one of the first fruits given to babies.
  • An apple tree can produce up to 400 apples a year.
  • A banana ripens quickly when you put it in a brown paper bag with an apple or a tomato.
  • Dried fruits contain more calories than whole fruits since drying takes out the water.
  • An avocado has more fat content than any other fruit.
  • An average fruit is 1/4 only made of water.
  • Bananas are great for athletic and fitness activity because they replenish necessary carbohydrates, glycogen and body fluids burned during exercise.
  • One orange supplies a healthy dose of Vitamin C, which plays an important role in cancer prevention, healthy blood circulation and wound healing. 
  • Kiwis are packed with more vitamin C than an equivalent amount of orange.
  • Nectarines are a great source for vitamin A and various phytochemicals that are good for your eyes and joints.
  • Mangoes belong to the same family as the cashew and the pistachio nut.

What else do you know about fruits? Add to the list!!

http://www.fruitsinfo.com/did-you-know.php

http://www.fruitatwork.com.au/fruit-information.html#oranges

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