The difference between fruits and vegetables depends on whether the botanical or culinary definition is used. In botanical terms, a fruit is a seed-filled structure that develops from a flowering plant. Every other part ... More »

A fruit is the part of a plant that develops from the flower and contains the seeds, while a vegetable can be any other part of a plant, such as the leaves, stems or roots. A flower bud may also be considered a vegetable... More »

Several online resources exist to calculate the calorie content of fruits and vegetables. For example, has an extensive list of fruits and vegetables and their respective calorie counts, in addition to o... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Calories in Food

The term "organically grown" means that the food in question, such as a fruit or a vegetable, has been grown using only natural (i.e., not synthetic) pesticides and fertilizers. While technically, any food can claim to b... More » Home & Garden Gardening & Landscapes

According to, pet rats eat a variety of foods, such as block or pellet feed and a mixture of fruits and vegetables. Using a combination of commercial food and fresh food helps ensure that pet rats get the prope... More » Science Biology Botany

Flower, grain, herb and vegetable seeds are different types of gardening seeds, according to Garden Guides. Pumpkin, mustard and sunflower seeds are edible, and these seeds are incorporated into certain meals. More »

According to Kew Royal Botanical Gardens, the scientific name for the radish is Raphanus sativus L. Many varieties of this edible root vegetable have been cultivated by humans over thousands of years. Although difficult ... More »