Are tomatoes vegetables or fruits?

Answer Botanically, fruit.Culinary, vegetable.Peppers are fruit. Squash is fruit. etc.If you eat the plant, it's a vegetable. If you eat what the plant makes, its a fruit (or seed).

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Are tomatoes fruits or veggies?

Tomatoes are fruits. Fruits are scientifically defined as the edible portion of the matured ovary of a flowering plant. In the past, tomatoes were classified as fruits by farmers. However, in 1893,... Read More »

Why are tomatoes categorized under vegetables instead of fruits?

Because they are used in savory dishes more often than sweet dishes. Many of of the 'vegetables' we use are actually fruits; tomatoes, all squashes, cucumbers, peppers, etc. True vegetables do not ... Read More »

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Is it OK to eat fruits whilst diabetic as some of the fruits are high in sugars. Said the doctors?

Speak to your doctor about which fruits are safe to consume. Some fruits (especially grapefruit) contain enzymes that can interfere with medications.