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1
Peaches were once known as Persian apples.
2
Blueberries contain more antioxidants than most fruits or vegetables.
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In China, the peach is a symbol of longevity and good luck.
4
The people of Troy (modern day Turkey) were the first to note an appreciation for raspberries.
5
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of oranges and grapefruits.
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Strawberries are neither a fruit nor a berry, but a member of the rose family.
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Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
8
Eggplant is actually a fruit.
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Apples originated from Kazakhstan.
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Cranberries BOUNCE thanks to their air pockets. The higher they bounce, the better the berry.
11
One pomegranate can hold more than 1,000 seeds.
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Apples float in water because they are 25% air.
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Because bananas are easy to digest and are very nutritious they are the first fruit offered to babies.
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5. Bilberries are supposed to help improve nighttime vision.
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Many years ago explorers used watermelons to carry water on long expeditions.
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Mangoes are the most favorite and number 1 fruit in the world.
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Kiwi contains twice as much Vitamin C as an orange.
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There are over 7000 different types of apples grown all over the world.
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You can speed up the ripening of a pineapple by standing it upside down.
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Lime is useful in cooling fever. It can also stimulate and refresh a tired mind and helps with depression.
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Eating fresh figs during pregnancy helps from prolonged labor and weakness after childbirth.
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Eating an apple is a more reliable method of staying awake than consuming a cup of coffee.
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Pineapples are berries, just like strawberries and blueberries.
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A cucumber is a fruit not a vegetable.
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Strawberries are the only fruit which grows seeds on the outside.
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Red fruits help keep your heart strong.
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Yellow fruits help keep you from getting sick.
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Green fruits help make your bones and teeth strong.
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Blue and purple fruits help your memory.