If you need 5 fruits and vegetables a day are you saying you need 5 fruits and 5 vegetables Or just 5 total?

Answer You need a total of 5 servings of fruit and vegetables, not 5 of each.A serving size of fruit would be, for example, one piece of fresh fruit (pear, peach, orange), or half a grapefruit, or a half ... Read More »

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Why some meat eaters think eating vegetables,fruits are wrong even if they're eating both meat and vegetables?

I've never heard a meat eater say that it's wrong to eat vegetables. The old argument of "But don't plants feel pain too?" is merely the (lame) way in which they seek to justify the cruelty which ... Read More »

Are nuts fruits or vegetables?

Nuts are often placed in their own category (as in fruits, nuts and vegetables). However, true nuts can be classified as a fruit. The meat of the nut represents the seed of the fruit. Peanuts are n... Read More »

Are potatoes fruits or vegetables?

This question requires two answers. Botanically, yes, they are a vegetative plant organ. Nutritionally, no, they are a carbohydrate.

Are beets fruits or vegetables?

Beets are vegetables. They are a root vegetable that can be found from June to October. Beets are most known for their purple or reddish color but can also come in white, yellow or multiple colors.... Read More »