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

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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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 »
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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 »
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