Taking a closer look at fruits and veggies can be both delicious and fun. We bet you’ll learn something new. Even better, use this new knowledge to broaden your palate!
1. Is A Tomato A Fruit Or Veggie?
By definition, they’re a fruit. But, by LAW, they’re a vegetable. That’s right. In the 1800’s, when tax laws were established, any produce served with meat or fish was deemed a vegetable … and taxed.
4. Increase Your Vitamin C By Eating … Kiwis!
That’s right. Kiwis actually have the most nutritional value of any fruit. They contain twice the amount of Vitamin C as an orange. They also contain a lot of potassium, and other heart healthy minerals and vitamins. Plus, they’re low in salt.
5. Family Matters!
Care to guess what is a cousin to an apple? A rose. That’s right! Pears, plums and cherries are also in the same family. That’s why these fruits have a sweet smell to them!