10 FUNNY FACTS ABOUT FRUITS
Eating fruits reduce the risk of diseases: Eating more fruits and vegetables could significantly reduce the risk of many chronic diseases, high B.P, obesity, heart disease and some cancers.
Lemon is a good source of Vitamin C and Prevents Scurvy: In the 19th century British sailors ate limes to prevent Scurvy
7000 apples: There are over 7000 different types of apples grown all over the world.
Grapes do not ripen once plucked: Unlike bananas grapes can no longer ripen once picked.
Banana slip accidents in Britain: More than 300 banana-related accidents happened in Britain in 2001 mostly involving people slipping on skins.
Quick ripening: You can speed up the ripening of a pineapple by standing it upside down (on the leafy end).
Lemons kill bacteria: Lemons can kill bacteria-as they have high content of acid which makes them suitable for cleaning.
Pear-wood is hard: You can make furniture with Pear wood (its hard).
Banana-the 1st fruit on earth: Some horticulturists suspect that the banana was the earth’s first fruit.
Apple stuck in Adam’s throat: The Adam’s apple is so-called because of the idea that it was created when the forbidden fruit got stuck in Adam’s throat when he swallowed it.