5 Interesting facts you didn’t know about some Fruits and vegetables
When it comes to the knowledge of fruits and vegetables, most vegans or fruit lovers think they know it all. From the simple apple to the complex carrot, we have been getting some things about them wrongly.
Here we look into some misconceptions we’ve been getting wrong and hopefully, we learn and our veggies would be proud of us. Here are 5 interesting facts you didn’t know about some fruits and vegetables
1. Blackberry is not a berry:
As weird as it sounds, it is scientifically proven that they don’t have the properties of a berry. So all your berries from blackberry, raspberry, strawberries are not berries at all.
2. Cucumber is a berry:
Yes, cucumbers are true berries.. not just cucumbers but tomatoes, eggplants, avocados, bananas are true berries.
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3. ‘Ugu‘ is Pumpkin leaf:
What the Igbos refer to as Ugu or people just call vegetable in general is known as the pumpkin leaf. The plant produces a certain giant edible fruit known as a pumpkin.
4. The happy fruit:
Do you feel moody and wish to chemically excite yourself without engaging in hard drugs. Banana is the fruit for you because it contains tryptophan, a type of protein that the body converts into serotonin, known to make you relax, improve your mood, and generally make you feel happier.
5. Agbalumo is not cherry:
The popular fruit is also known as agbalumo by Yorubas, Udara by Igbos, Chiwo by Hausas, its English name is African star apple. Most people think its English name is cherry.
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