Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Family Meal Solutions Family Meal Solutions

Did you know

Posted by on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:54 PM
  • 14 Replies


  • Unlike most fruits, pears ripen better off the tree.
  • Figs provide more fiber than any other common fruit or vegetable.
  • British sailors used to be called "Limeys" because they ate citrus fruits to prevent scurvy on long sea voyages.
  • Some Chinese varieties of peaches are flat like donuts.
  • Strawberries are the only fruit that have their seeds on the outside.
  • Bell peppers can be green, red, yellow, orange or purple.
  • Yams and sweet potatoes are not the same.
  • Many of the nutrients in a potato are located just below the skin.
  • Hawaii is the leading producer of bananas in the U.S.
  • Lychee trees can live for more than 100 years.
  • The first carrots were white, purple and yellow.
  • Ancient Greeks awarded celery to winners of sports events.
  • Broccoflower is a cross between cauliflower and broccoli. It has more vitamin C than oranges and more vitamin A than either broccoli or cauliflower.

by on Sep. 20, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Replies (1-10):
momofnatalie
by Bronze Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 3:00 AM
wow,neat facts! Thanks!
Posted on CafeMom Mobile
deedee3849
by Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 8:35 AM
I agree:)

Quoting momofnatalie:

wow,neat facts! Thanks!
la1118
by Bronze Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 10:03 AM

I knew some of those, but the carrots surprised me.

othermom
by Bronze Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 10:20 AM

Interesting. Thanks for sharing

momofsixangels
by on Sep. 21, 2013 at 2:25 PM

yw : )

AlannaMaria
by Bronze Member on Sep. 21, 2013 at 7:05 PM

cool! i didn't know a lot of these :)

MYBABYANDI
by on Sep. 21, 2013 at 10:52 PM

well i seems i need to get me some broccoflower then   i never heard of this   wow

mnmo3bb
by Bronze Member on Sep. 22, 2013 at 12:47 AM
pears ripen better off the tree, don't bananas too?
mnmo3bb
by Bronze Member on Sep. 22, 2013 at 12:48 AM

 I thought yams & sweet potatoes were the same lol

mnmo3bb
by Bronze Member on Sep. 22, 2013 at 12:48 AM

 purple carrots are weird!

Add your quick reply below:
You must be a member to reply to this post.
Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)