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Interesting Facts About Dates

Interesting Facts About Dates

The date palm is a very salt tolerant tree and will grow well in alkaline soils where other plants will not. They are sometimes irrigated with...

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Interesting Facts About Coconut

Interesting Facts About Coconut

Every bit of the coconut is used. As a result, coconuts are called the “Tree of Life” and can produce drink, fiber, food, fuel, utensils, ...

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Interesting Facts About Mushrooms

Interesting Facts About Mushrooms

A 100g serving of mushrooms contains more dietary fibre (2.5g) than 100g of celery (1.8g) or a slice of whole-wheat bread (2.0g). Many m...

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Coffee-10 Interesting Facts

Coffee-10 Interesting Facts

The world’s first coffee house opened in 1475 in Istanbul. Espresso is not a coffee bean, its one method of coffee making. World's most of...

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Facts About Apples

Facts About Apples

Apples are a member of the rose family. Archeologists have found evidence that humans have been enjoying apples since at least 6500 B.C....

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Interesting Facts About Peach

Interesting Facts About Peach

The botanical name for a peach is: Prunus persica. The fuzzy peach is actually a member of the rose family and originated in China. ...

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Facts About Bananas

Facts About Bananas

There are 1000 different types of banana plants in the world, but most are unpalatable. A row of bananas is sometimes called a 'hand', w...

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Facts About Pistachios

Facts About Pistachios

Pistachios are one of the healthiest nuts available due to their high content of protein, calcium, iron, copper, oleic acids, and antioxidants...

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Facts About Pumpkins

Facts About Pumpkins

Over 1 billion pounds (450 million kgs) of pumpkin are produced in the US every year. Pumpkins are believed to have originated in North ...

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Facts About Pomegranate

Facts About Pomegranate

It reduces chances of cancer. The ancient Egyptians believed the pomegranate to be a symbol of fertility and used it in a variety of foo...

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Interesting Facts About Biscuits

Interesting Facts About Biscuits

A survey showed 29 per cent of adults say they have been splashed or scalded by hot drinks while dunking biscuits. The word 'biscuit' co...

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Interesting Facts About Olives

Interesting Facts About Olives

The olive is a species of small tree in the family Oleaceae, much of Africa, the Mediterranean Basin from Portugal to Turkey, the Arabian Peninsula...

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Facts About Grapes

Facts About Grapes

There are more than 60 species and 8000 varieties of grapes all over the world. Some common varieties of grapes are blue, black, green, red, g...

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Facts About Blackcurrant

Facts About Blackcurrant

Black currant berries are available in early summer. The Black current berry is slightly larger then the Red or White varieties. Blackcu...

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Facts About Mangoes

Facts About Mangoes

Mangoes are the most popular fruit in the World. Mangoes were first grown in India over 5,000 years ago. Mango seeds traveled with...

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Facts About Strawberries

Facts About Strawberries

Strawberries are the only fruit that have their seeds on the outside, the average strawberry has a whopping 200 seeds. Strawberries are ...

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Facts About Spinach

Facts About Spinach

Cooking spinach actually increases its health benefits. Just half a cup of cooked spinach will give you thrice as much nutrition as one cup of...

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Facts About Cabbage

Facts About Cabbage

Drinking juiced cabbage is known to assist in curing stomach and intestinal ulcers. Cabbage can be steamed, boiled, braised, microwaved,...

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Facts About Bitter Melon

Facts About Bitter Melon

Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) is also commonly known as "bitter gourd" or balsam pear. Bitter gourds are very beneficial in lowering ...

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Interesting Facts About Rice

Interesting Facts About Rice

As rice is low in sodium, it is considered best food for those suffering from high blood pressure and hypertension. The average person i...

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Facts About Green Chillies

Facts About Green Chillies

They’re packed with Vitamin A, which is essential for the health and maintenance of bones, teeth, mucous membranes, eyes, and skin. On...

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