Fruits are one of the most important part of our diet. Knowing what they do and what benefits they bring is a great asset for anyone. They are somethings about fruits we do not know or at least we think we do but we don’t. Here are some little known facts about fruits.
Tomatoes are often thought to be a vegetable by the general consensus of the population but this is not true. Factually speaking tomatoes are fruits. The confusion arises because of cooks and scientists disagree with each other. Cooks treat tomato as a vegetable as it is used like on in many meals but scientist see it as a fruit as it biological is similar to one.
A lemon has more sugar than a strawberry or an orange. Lemons have 70% of sugar and strawberries only have 40%. This is weird because if one would go by the taste, you could assume strawberry is definitely more sugar filled.
If you’ve ever wondered why do you feel so hydrated after eating a cucumber, its because a cucumber is over 90% consisted of water.
If you have iron deficiency you should eat an orange with a meal that has iron. Orange is one of the best fruits to help absorb iron.
Avocado’s are a great addition to any tortilla but if your doing a diet or trying to keep low calories avocado’s might not be for you since they are the fruit with the largest amount of calories.
Bananas are one of the few fruits that don’t grow on trees.
Another interesting fact about Banana’s they are the most eaten fruit in North America. One would guess it would between the apple, orange or banana.
If you are eating pineapples, there is a good chance it is from Hawaii as 75% of the world’s pineapples are grown there.
One last fun fact, grapes explode when you put them in the microwave, no normal person should know that.