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Eggplant, a fruit

 

BY KIM ATIENZA

 

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In this time of the pandemic, most everyone is going into urban farming. The most common plant choices are pechay, tomato, ocra, and eggplant.

They’re easy to grow and can thrive even in pots and pans.

But, did you know that eggplant is not a vegetable but a fruit?

In particular, it is a berry, according to Nutritional Facts. A berry is defined as a type of fleshy fruit that develops from the ovary wall of the plant flower and not sprouting open when ripe. Eggpant is botanically classified as a berry because it contains numerous small, soft, edible seeds.

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TRIVIA PA MORE (various sources):

Goat meat is the red meat produced by the domestic goat. Also known as chevon or mutton, it has high protein and iron content. It is low in fat and helps reduce risk of cardiovascular disease.

One of the peculiar benefits of goat meat is its reported ability to enhance a person’s sexual prowess. An aphrodisiac, goat meat is rich in torpedo and bile, which, according to studies, help improve sexuality.

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ALAM N’YO BA?

Merong water snake na mukhang aso!

Dog-faced water snake can be found in the Philippines and other southeast Asian countries.

Active during the night, they have strong upper jaw, prominent and round eyes.

These make them look like dogs.

 

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