From Yattendon Village Stores

Fun Fruit Facts for the Season

Yattendon Village Stores added some extra interest and a bit of fun to their monthly article in The Broadsheet - which they sourced from

  • Apples float in water because they are 25% air
  • Bananas have a natural antacid effect in the body, so if you suffer from heartburn, try eating a banana for soothing relief
  • An average strawberry has around 200 seeds
  • Kiwi fruit contain twice as much Vitamin C as an orange
  • In the 19th century British sailors ate limes to prevent Scurvy
  • You can speed up the ripening of a pineapple by standing it upside down (on the leafy end)             201236

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