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Published by: javed on Apr 10, 2010
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What are Fruits?
In cuisine, when discussing fruits as food, the term usually refers to those that are sweet and fleshy(ex. bananas, mangos, pineapples). However, a great many common vegetables, as well as nuts andgrains, are the fruit of that plant species. These include cucurbits, tomatoes, peas, beans, corn,eggplant, sweet pepper and spices, such as allspice and chillies. Rarely, a culinary “fruit” will not bea true one in the botanical sense, for example the carrot or rhubarb.
Fruit Types and Classification:
Tropical and Exotic (Bananas, Mango, Pineapple, Carambola…)
Fruit-Vegetables (Cucumber, Tomato, Green and Hot Pepper, Avocado…)
Citrus (Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit, Orange, Tangerine, Pumello…)
Berries and Small Fruit (Strawberry, Raspberry, Huckleberry, Currants, Grapes…)
Tree fruit (Apple, Apricot, Cherry, Peach, Nectarine, Fig, Pear…)
Melons (Watermelon , Sweet Melon, Papaya, Galia, Casaba and more)
 Nuts (Peanuts, Almonds, Hazelnuts, Chestnuts, Macadamianuts, Groundnuts)
Why eat Fruit?
They are 100% bad-cholesterol free
They are delicious!
They are not expensive
Vitamins and Minerals
An overall healthy diet reduces the risk for stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes.

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