Interesting Facts About Fruits

Fruits are the most nutritious and delicious gift of nature. They are of different varieties with different tastes. They are loaded with minerals, fibres and vitamins. They are also considered as natural medicines. They are beneficial for maintaining our health and make our skin glow and look young. A famous saying goes as,” An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”

However, there are some interesting facts about fruits which were not known to us before. Let us have a look at a few of those facts.

  • Eating an apple is a more reliable way of staying awake than having coffee.
  • Bananas, mangoes, avocados produce ethylene gas that helps them ripen faster.
  • Banana is a herb, not a fruit and due to its nutritional values, it is the first fruit given to babies.
  • Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside.
  • All the orange coloured fruits are beneficial for the eyesight, and the yellow-coloured fruits prevent us from getting sick.
  • Mango is known as the king of fruits and is the most loved fruit in the world.
  • Apple has 25% air and can easily float on water.
  • Kiwis have a large amount of Vitamin C, nearly more than twice what is present in an orange.
  • There are 7000 different varieties of apples grown across the globe.
  • It is believed that banana was the first fruit on earth.
  • Eggplants are not veggies. They are fruits and are known as berries.
  • Tomatoes are fruits and not veggies. It has more genes than humans and is the most popular fruit in the world.
  • A tree named ‘Salad Tree’ sprouts 3 to 7 different fruits in the same tree.
  • Avocados are the most nutritious fruit in the world.
  • Raspberries, apples and peaches belong to the rose family.

Thus we see how unique and beneficial fruits are. These facts were surely not known to most of us. The fruits not only maintain our health but also help in the fast recovery of the patients. Therefore, one should have at least one fruit everyday.

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