Beside being good source of vitamins and minerals, fruits and vegetables are excellent source of dietary fiber, a indigestible portion of food derived from plants which helps to maintain healthy gut and bring many other health benefits too.
We consume fruit and vegetables every day and we know that they are rich source of many vitamins and minerals and we know all health benefits from plant diet and according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, we should consume between 5 to 12 servings each day.
Both fruits and vegetables are best when are eaten raw. When vegetables are boiled, they may lose some of the vitamin content. Anyway, let’s come back to our today topic. In spite of the fact that we consume them every day, do we know how they look while growing? How many of them can we recognize while on the vine, bush or tree. Let’s take a look.
The avocado tree prefer full sun and does not tolerate freezing temperatures. Usually avocado plants begin growing fruits after 4th year but it can happen to take more than 10 years or in some case some trees simple never do.
Did you know that you can regrow pineapple forever in your own home? Just separate the leaves from the fruit, soak in water and after few weeks when roots will sprout plant the pineapple in a container.
Many people have no idea how their beloved peanuts actually grow and they become pretty much surprised when they learn that peanuts actually do not grow on trees like walnuts for example. Peanuts grows below ground. Yes, you saw good, you read good, they grow below ground and they like sandy soil. Interesting right.
Vanilla, second most expensive spice grows as a vine, climbing up on some support such as some existing tree or pole. Vanilla can grow in a wood or in a plantation.
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