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Fruit

Fruits Professor Kelechi Mezu Introduction to Biology – SCI 115 March 2, 2010 We use our sense of taste to differ if fruit is sweet or sour. That taste depends on the components in the fruit. Fruits contain fructose, acids, vitamin, starch, proteins, and cellulose. All of these components contribute to the taste of fruit. Fruits with high fructose levels tend to be sweeter whereas fruits with high levels of acid tend to be sour. Oranges however, have equal quantities of fructose and acids...

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Fruits and Vegetables

5 EXTRA-ORDINARY HOME ECONOMICS PROJECT THE IMPORTANCE OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FRUITS Fruit is a pluppy or juicy plant part (as rhubarb or a strawberry) that is often eaten as a desert and is distinguished from a vegetable e.g. Cherry, lemon. IMPORTANCE OF FRUITS 1. Fruits, eaten raw or consumed as fresh juice, are excellent ways to retain and balance the moisture level in the body. The low level of sodium in fruits plays an important role for people who would like to avail of a...

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Fruit Ripening

are some fruits sweet and some sour, whereas others have no specific taste? Naturally fruit contains cellulose, proteins, starch, proteins, vitamins, certain acids and fructose (or sugar). When fruit ripens, a series of chemical changes occur in the fruit that result in either a sweet fruit, sweet and sour fruit, sour fruit or fruit with no specific taste. During these changes, the acids content in fruit becomes less and the fructose content increases thereby resulting in a sweet fruit (Coen...

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Dragon fruit

Dragon fruit in Vietnam has three main varieties: red-skinned fruit with white flesh, red-skinned fruit with red flesh and yellow-skinned fruit with white flesh. Since the white-fleshed dragon fruit (or Pitaya) can grow stronger, larger and produce sweeter fruit than other varieties, they are much more planted in the Vietnam. Dragon fruit with red and yellow flesh are also popular, but the area for red-fleshed dragon fruit in the rural areas in Vietnam is trivial and its productivity equals only...

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Is Tomato a Fruit?

seeds and most sweet fruit. This typically means the leaf, stem, or root of a plant. The non-biological definition of a vegetable is largely based on culinary and cultural tradition. Therefore, the application of the word is somewhat arbitrary, based on cultural and/or personal views. Vegetables are most often cooked in savoury or salty dishes. However, a few vegetables can be used in desserts and other sweet dishes, such as pumpkin pie and carrot cake. A fruit on the other hand is a...

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Fruit Glue

Fruit Glue While the idea of gluing fruit together may sound novel, it was pointed out that the process is nothing more than an extrapolation of a fruit terrine.  Still, we find that the ability to layer fruits and vegetables together is really exciting.  Especially when we look beyond using just gelatin, which is the traditional bonding agent in fruit terrines and only effective at cold temperatures.  Instead, we were inspired by the synergy of hydrocolloids.  The first combination of ingredients...

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Fruit Battery

 Project Title: Fruits and vegetables have voltage? Problem & Purpose: The purpose of the experiment is to understand how battery works and find out which fruit and vegetables that we eat can be used as an alternative way for a battery source. I become interested on seeing how batteries where used to power up my flash light and toys. ...

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Citrus Fruit

Citrus microcarpa A Great Citrus Fruit to Know and Grow Lewis Kho Harold E. Tamdang AMA Computer College Author’s Note This paper was prepared for NSCI01-A (General Chemistry) taught by Romeo E. Bejar, Jr. Cpe. Description:  Calamansi (scientific name: Citrus microcarpa) is a fruit tree in the family Rutaceae that was developed in and is very popular throughout Southeast Asia, especially the Philippines, where it is most commonly used for cooking. In the west it is variously known as...

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Fruit and Pomegranate

eat”. The Pomegranate is a fruit considered to have originated in Iran. It has been cultivated since ancient times, and it is imported to the United States from Spain. In many countries this fruit is consumed as a medicine due to its rich content of vitamin C and vitamin K. However, In my house this fruit is not only purchased and consumed because of It’s benefits, but because of its delightful taste, smell, and texture inside. The pomegranate is a delicious and unique fruit, that has to be eaten appropriately...

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Classification of Fruits

Classification of fruits 1. Berries – usually succulent fruit and very juicy. The availability of berries is between May and August. But grapes are berries that can be found year round. Some foods classified as berries do not fit the botanical definitions like strawberries and raspberries but are berries. There are fruits that are true berries but are not classified into other categories e.g. bananas and grapes. Berries grow in bunches in bushes and on vines. They are small and juicy. Examples...

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