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Cool Facts About Fruit

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Do you like fruit? We LOVE fruit at our house. How much do you really know about fruit? What even makes a fruit a fruit?! We found some cool facts about fruit for you to enjoy!

  • Oranges are not even in the top ten list of common foods when it comes to vitamin C levels.
  • Cucumbers are fruits
  • Apples give you more energy than coffee.
  • The stalk, rind, or skin of a fruit or veggie is typically better than the actual fruit.
  • In most cases, the outside of the fruit or vegetable in question is more nutritious than the inside.
  • Cantaloupe is named for the papal gardens of Cantaloupe, Italy, where some historians say this species of melon was first grown.
  • The honeydew was revered as a sacred food by the ancient Egyptians.

 

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