June 27, 2016

We’ve all heard “facts” about fruit and we know everyone has heard the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctors away” but how true are these facts? Are they just myths?

Fruit is one of the best things we have but how much do you know about them?? The effect they have on us and the way they can affect our body? We’ve narrowed down some curious and fun facts about food that may be new to you!

#1 -  Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family.

#2 - Pumpkins and avocados are fruits not a vegetable.

#3 -  Apples float in water because they are 25% air

#4 - A half-cup of figs has as much calcium as a half-cup of milk.

#5 - Green fruits help make your bones and teeth strong.

#6 - Not all oranges are in fact orange

#7 - Apples give you more energy than coffee

#8 - Each pineapple plant only produces one pineapple per year

#9 - Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.

#10 - A strawberry isn’t an actual berry, but a banana is!

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