Fruits that begin with T include tamarind, tomatoes and tangerines. Tamarind has a taste that is similar to a date or apricot. Tomatoes are often confused with vegetables.
Some types of fruit that begin with the letter "s" are the sapodilla, sapote, sharon fruit, strawberries and the sugar apple. Fruit is defined as being the edible contents of a seed plant's developed ovary or being the edible component of a plant developed from a flower.
There are many animals whose common names begin with the letter N. Some examples include the narwhal, native cat, Nelson ground squirrel, neotropic cormorant, netted rock dragon and nighthawk.
Date fruits are products of the date palm tree, and are commonly known as one of the sweetest fruits. They come in different varieties and can be eaten both fresh and dry.
In the English language, the only fruit name that begins with "z" is "zucchini." Also known as a courgette, this fruit is a summer squash that is actually part of its parent vine's flower.
A serving of fruit is equal to one medium-sized fruit approximately the size of a baseball, a half cup of cooked, chopped or canned fruit, or a half cup of juice. The USDA recommends that adults eat between five to 13 servings of fruits and vegetables daily.
Citrus fruits, such as lemons, oranges or grapefruits, possess a characteristic tartness due to their high levels of citric acid, with a pH between 1.8 and 3.3. Alternatively, melons such as the honeydew, fall closer to the middle of the scale with pH levels between 6.00 and 6.67.
A banana is both a fruit and an herb. The banana itself is considered a fruit because it contains small seeds. The banana plant or tree is classified as an herb due to the lack stringy tissue in the stem, and it can grow to a height of 15 feet.
It is believed that the healthiest fruit today is the aronia berry. The berries contain a extremely high concentration of antioxidants and vitamins that are useful in detoxifying the body.
Peppers are technically a fruit. Botanists consider everything that grows from the flower of a plant to be a fruit. All of the other parts are classified as vegetables.