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Reasons Why Tomatoes are Fruits and Strawberries Aren’t Berries, According to Science

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Fruits and vegetables are some of the food groups that we love to indulge in because they are generally healthy and delicious. But do you know that they are also amongst the hardest food to classify? While some may regard tomato as a vegetable, it is actually a fruit. Strawberries are categorized under ‘fleshy receptacle’ and banana is surprisingly, a berry.

Got all mixed up? We are too! But after we watched the video below, we feel like there are lots more to learn about the food we eat and this video is a good start.

SciShow host, Hank Green explains the characteristics of fruits, vegetables and other food groups so that we can determine what make them what they are next time we go grocery shopping. It is every informative and interesting, and although we were dazed, were were equally amazed!

Watch the video here:

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Feeling all so geeky now? This goes to show that science is cool and that it wouldn’t hurt to know more about many things, especially the food we eat. We hope you enjoyed and learned something from the clip.

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Credits: SciShow via IFL Science

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