Awesome Fruit Facts

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1. Fruitcake can last up to 25 years in an airtight container.
2. Male fruit flies given alcohol develop homosexual tendencies.
3. Although tomatoes are botanically a fruit, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1893 that it is legally a vegetable.
4. Tomatoes and cucumbers are fruits.
5. You are likely to eat at least one baby wasp when you a eat a fig fruit.
6. Fruit flies take their time over difficult decisions.
7. If kids are allowed to play before they eat, they throw away 40% less food and eat more fruits and veggies.
8. Male Dayak fruit bats lactate.
9. Removing a fruit fly’s front legs makes it bisexual.
10. Vegetables are four times healthier than fruit.
11. Fruit-flavored snacks are often made with the same wax used on cars.
12. Knowledge is knowing that tomato is a fruit; Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
13. Fruits are the ovaries of plants.
14. Mice are not overly fond of cheese. In fact, they prefer fruits, grains, and sweet things.
15. A watermelon can be considered both a fruit and a vegetable.
16. According to a study, people who eat a diet rich in fish, fruits and vegetables but low in meat may lose fewer brain cells as they age.
17. Kool-Aid was originally marketed as "Fruit Smack."
18. Male fruit flies rejected by females drink significantly more alcohol than those that have had a successful encounter.
19. Kiwi fruit used to be called ‘melonettes’.

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