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20 Amazing and Weird Facts About Bananas

Every year more than 100 billion bananas are consumed and it is the single most popular fruit in the US! You might also eat this delicious and healthy fruit sometimes (or quite often). Here is a list of amazing banana facts, some of these will definitely surprise you!

Bananas are actually berries, Strawberries are not

Bananas and Strawberries – Allwomenstalk

It may come as surprise to learn that bananas are actually a type of berry. When you look at the definition of a berry this only adds to the confusion! A berry is defined as any type of fleshy fruit that stems from the ovary of a single flower. It has a seed, or several seeds enclosed inside its flesh. But, bananas don’t have seeds, right? Actually, they do. The seeds of a banana are so small that you can’t see them with the naked eye. Other surprising foods that are berries include, pumpkins, tomatoes and kiwis.

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