We cannot imagine a world without fruits and vegetables. They both important for our health. Fruits are delicious and we all love to have fresh fruits. Well, at least many of us love to eat fruits. They supply lots of nutrients and can fight various conditions.
Including fruits in our everyday diet reduces many chronic conditions. As a matter of fact, if people able to eat recommended portions of fruits, globally we can avoid 7.8 million premature deaths. Of course, we all agree on one point – all are not that lucky as fruits won’t be available for all.
Fruits supply Vitamins, minerals, good sugar and more importantly anti-oxidants that help us fight various conditions.
There are many fun facts about fruits one should know. Apart from their origin, fruits texture, taste, availability there are many hidden fun facts are present in common fruits that we consume every day.
Do you know?
- The top six crops in the world, wheat, corn, rice, barley, sorghum and soy, are all fruits in the botanical sense of the word.
- Fun fact about berries? Both strawberries and raspberries are the only fruits that wear their seeds on the outside. They are not technically a ‘true’ berry like blueberries.
Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: August 28, 2018