Vegetables and fruits are any part of a plant consumed by humans.
Vegetables are plants, while fruits grow from the flowers of plants.


Carrots Improve Your Vision Fact

Carrots can improve your vision if your body is deficient in vitamin A, but the popularity of carrots has more to do with a food shortage during WWII than beta-carotene.



All Fruits Come From Flowers Fact

All fruits come from flowers, but not all flowers become fruits. Fruits are typically derived from the ovaries of a flower and contain seeds.




Bananas Grow on Trees Myth

Bananas don’t grow on banana trees, rather they grow on the world’s largest perennial herb which can grow up to 25 feet with leaves of up to 9 feet.


A Tomato is a Fruit Fact

A tomato is botanically a berry and therefore a fruit, but politically and culinarily it’s treated as a vegetable. It’s accurate to call a tomato a berry, a fruit, and/or a vegetable, depending on context.