What do Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Pumpkin, Squash and Strawberries Have in Common?
• Cambridge, England
8 May 10
In the EU, carrots are also classified as a fruit. This is because, in Portugal, I believe, they make jam from them and the jam-makers or the growers (I don't know which) protested at the classification because of tax or subsidy differences.
29 Jun 10
What do they have in common? I think, vitamins. They all have vitamins! And maybe the most common vitamin they contain is Vitamin A. Then if you are looking for a sure common denominator for all of them, then it's "fiber". They all have fibers needed for a healthy colon.