Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Amazing Facts About Fruits

Fruits are highly nutritious and are part of a healthy diet. But most of us consume them without knowing much about them. Here are some interesting and amazing facts about fruits which you may be surprised to know about.

Eating apple can make you stay awake which is equivalent to consuming a cup of coffee.

Olive trees can live for more than 1,500 years.

Strawberries are the only fruit having their seeds outside.

When tomato, which contains vitamin C, is eaten with burger or meat, the body makes better use of iron in the protein food.

Blackberry juice can be used to dye cloth navy blue or indigo.

Dwarf apple trees produce larger fruit than semi-dwarf trees.

Banana plants grow an inch or more during night.

Many years ago, explorers used watermelons to carry their water.

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