A strawberry is not an actual berry, but a banana is.
Orangutans love mangoes
Apples float in water because they are 25% air.
Tomatoes are a fruit not a vegetable.
Tomatoes are the most popular fruits in the world.
Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.
An average strawberry has around 200 seeds
Pumpkins and avocados are fruits not a vegetable.
Dark green vegetables include more vitamin C than light green color vegetables
Banana is not a fruit in reality, it is a herb
Because bananas are easy to digest and are very nutritious they are the first fruit offered to babies.
Osage orange fruits are used to repel cockroaches
An apple tree can produce up to 400 apples a year
Bilberries are supposed to help improve nighttime vision.
According to the Dead Sea scrolls cherry seeds have satanic power
Many years ago explorers used watermelons to carry water on long expeditions
Strawberries and cashews are the only fruits that have their seeds on the outside unlike all other fruits which have their seeds inside
Kiwi contains twice as much Vitamin C as an orange
Oranges contain antioxidants that help fight the free radicals that damage and age our skin
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 more fruits and vegetables significantly reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, high B.P, obesity, heart disease and some cancers.
In the 19th century British sailors ate limes to prevent Scurvy
There are over 7000 different types of apples grown all over the world.
Unlike bananas grapes can no longer ripen once picked.
More than 300 banana-related accidents happened in Britain in 2001 mostly involving people slipping on skins.
You can speed up the ripening of a pineapple by standing it upside down (on the leafy end).
Lemons can kill bacteria-as they have high content of acid which makes them suitable for cleaning.
You can make furniture with Pear wood (its hard).
Some horticulturists suspect that the banana was the earth's first fruit.
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.
The cabbage encloses nearly as much water as watermelon. Watermelon contains 92% water where cabbage is 90% and carrots are 87%
A banana ripens quickly when you put then with avocados.
You can make nitroglycerin by peanut oil, which is a main part of dynamite.
The leaves of raspberry is used fresh or dried as herbal teas to regulate menstrual cycles
Lime oil is useful to cool fevers. It can also stimulate and refresh a tired mind and helps with depression
A durian is one of the world's biggest fruit with a strong smell
Avocado leaves are harmful to animals and the fruits may also poisonous to some birds
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. It makes an excellent remedy for fine wrinkles, cracked skin, itching and inflammation
Eating fresh figs during pregnancy helps from prolonged labor and weakness after childbirth
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. It had a soft brown flesh which flavors like a sweet mix of brown sugar and root beer.
chempedak fruit is one of the heaviest fruts in the world for its size, its 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. It's perfectly made for Christmas treat.
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 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.
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.
A half-cup of figs has as much calcium as a half-cup of milk.
Blackberry juice was used to dye cloth navy blue and indigo.
Eggplants are actually fruits, and classified botanically as berries.
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.
A single fruit is about 125 grams on average; where ¼ of it is water.
Lime oils are often used in perfumes, for cleaning, and for aromatherapy.
Lychee seeds are poisonous and should not be eaten.
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.
Cupuacu pulp is also used in cosmetics products such as body lotions, as it is highly hydratating, similar to cocoa butter.
A cucumber is a fruit not a vegetable.
great list! thanks for sharing :D
ye when you heat it make a sauce out of it and put cheese on it
Seriously? I've seen some strange noms in my day, but that's near the top :P
Little Windlord needs to show em how it's done!
yeah wind - i agree, strange as huh.
"Orangutans love mangoes" And so do I! Best fruit ever ;).
Very cool! Will have to try ripening bananas with an avocado. I drank tons of raspberry leaf tea in my first pregnancy and the hospital (for no apparent reason) tries to break the sack around the baby before you give birth but they were unable to break mine at first, they were astounded, it's supposed to be a very good sign if a baby is born with their sack still intact. My husband lived on banana flakes and water for his first 6 months after birth, his Mum wasn't a breast feeder and he could not keep anything else down. pine-apples are one of those fruits that don't ripen once picked, putting it upside down just causes the sugars to spread.