Amazing Fruit Facts

Apple

The Adam’s apple is so-called because of a popular idea that it was created when the forbidden fruit got stuck in Adam’s throat when he swallowed it.
There are over 7000 different types of apples grown all over the world.

An apple tree can produce up to 400 apples a year.

Nutritional Benefits of Eating Apples

The nutritional benefits of eating apples are countless. It is suggested that apples can treat obesity, arthritis, bronchial asthma, prevent some cancers, tuberculosis, Alzheimers disease, Parkinsonism, etc.

Cosmetic Benefits of Apples

Application of apple pulp on the face cures and improves acne.
Keeping the apple pulp on the eyelids for 15 to 20 minutes reduces strain of the eyes.
Paste made up apple leaves and used as shampoo cures dandruff, prevents hair fall and promotes hair growth.

Banana

Some horticulturists suspect that the banana was the earth’s first fruit.
Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief.

Banana is not a fruit in reality, it is an herb.

Because bananas are easy to digest and are very nutritious they are the first fruit offered to babies.

More than 300 banana-related accidents happened in Britain in 2001 mostly involving people slipping on skins.

Avocados

Pumpkins and avocados are fruits not a vegetable.

More than 500 varieties of avocadoes are existing.

It is called as Alligator pear cause of its alligator texture and pear shape.

Besides US and Mexico, the other Brazil, the Dominican Republic and Colombia are the worlds top avocado producing countries.

The capacity of a single avocado tree is nearly between 200 and 500 per year.
You can find more potassium in then than bananas.

Hass is the common avocado in Unites States which is the only variety grown all around the year.

Avocados contain mono and polyunsaturated fat content and thus provide a good substitution for food rich in saturated fats.

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