This time I will post my first favorite fruit, strawberry fruit. Strawberry is a red fruit and shaped almost like a heart, is a fruit that is quite famous in the world. Its sour and sweet taste makes this fruit a pleasure to eat. Here are some facts about Strawberry fruit that you should know !!!
1). Strawberry is the only fruit that has seeds on the outside.
2). Strawberry is the only fruit that first ripens every spring.
3). Strawberry is not included in the berry family, as is blackberry and raspberry. Included in the berry family are blueberries, tomatoes, chili, cranberries, eggplants, and kiwi. According to scientists, berries have seeds on the inside, while strawberries have no seeds on the inside.
4). Strawberry contains vitamin C which can strengthen the body's resistance and help lower blood pressure.
5). Strawberry has about 200 seeds on its surface.
6). Belgium has a museum dedicated to strawberries. In a souvenir shop at Le Musee de la Fraise (Strawberry Museum), you can buy everything from strawberry jam to strawberry beer.
7). In one study, more than half of 9-year-olds chose strawberries as their favorite fruit.
8). Strawberry is a member of the rose family.
9). Ancient Romans thought strawberry was a medicine to cure disease.
10). Strawberry is believed to help reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer.
11). California produces around 80% of strawberries in the United States.
12). In addition to the fruit, strawberry leaves are also edible and are useful for relieving diarrhea, because there are astringent substances in strawberry leaves.
13). Strawberry is very good for pregnant women. Birth defects such as spina bifida (a condition in which the fetal spinal cord cannot develop properly) can be significantly reduced if you consume strawberries regularly.
14). Strawberry is not always red. There are also strawberries that are yellow, blue, white, black, even purple. There are also some apple-sized strawberries.
15). The size of strawberries does not affect the taste of strawberries.
16). Strawberry contains more vitamin C than oranges.
17). Although strawberry has many health benefits, there are also people who are allergic to this fruit from mild to severe, such as anaphylactic shock which is a serious allergic reaction.
18). A large number of different pests, such as snails and fruit flies, are very fond of eating strawberries.
19). Strawberry is a low-calorie fruit. One cup of strawberry only contains 55 calories.
20). Sugar content in strawberries is less than lemon and lime.
21). Madame Taillen, a prominent woman in the Emperor's Palace of Napoleon, is famous for bathing with fresh strawberry juice every year.
22). In Ancient Greece, strawberry is a symbol of Venus, the Goddess of Love.
23). Eating strawberries can make teeth white, because the acid in strawberries can help remove stains.
24). Strawberry can make the brain and muscles work better.
25). Strawberry which is at room temperature (20-25 degrees Celsius) is sweeter than cold strawberry.