Did you know that grapes explode in the microwave?

Did you know that grapes explode in the microwave?
Did you know that grapes explode in the microwave?

We know that fruits are a mandatory part of our table. They are one of the most valuable carriers of vitamins and minerals for the human body.

But there are things we don't know about fruits and we plan to introduce you to them in the column "Did you know that…?"

Do you know that in the US the fruits sold at the stalls are sometimes picked over a year ago?

The strawberry is actually not a berry. The banana is, however.

You probably won't want to try this, but if you decide to put grapes in the microwave know that it explodes when heated by microwaves.

Apples, peaches and raspberries are from the rose family.

We know that citrus fruits are among the richest in vitamin C. However, oranges are not among them, contrary to popular belief.

The most popular fruit in the whole world is… the tomato!

Coffee beans are not just beans – they are the seeds of the fruit of the bush they come from.


Bananas are very little radioactive.

Drinking medicines with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice can cause a sudden overdose of the active substance and even death.

Cucumbers are also fruits contrary to their common perception as vegetables.

There is a tree called “fruit salad” because it can bear up to 7 different types of fruit at the same time.

Tomatoes have more genes than humans.

And bananas have about 50% similar genes to human genes.

The pineapple is also counted among the forest fruits by its characteristics.

Strawberries have more vitamin C than oranges.

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