Types of fruit
Terms to know
Eating Healthy
About fruit
Fruit Salad
100
A characteristic of this type of fruit is that once peeled it can be sectioned into segments.
What is Citrus Fruit
100
When the fruit is ready to eat and it is sweet.
What is ripe?
100
When choosing quality fruit, what should you look for?
Color, fragrance, free from bruises/damage
100
Name a fruit that gets its color from chlorophyll.
Any green fruit such as kiwi and limes.
100
Do peaches and pears stop ripening or continue to ripen after they are picked?
They continue to ripen.
200
A Characteristic of this fruit is that it has a large pit in the center and it grows on trees.
What is a drupe.
200
When fruits are not ready to eat and they taste bitter.
What is unripe.
200
This kind of fruit has the least amount of sugar? Dried Fresh
What is Fresh?
200
Why are dried fruits higher in calories?
Their natural sugars are more concentrated due to the excess water being removed. Also, some dried fruits have added sugar to them
200
Which fruit is higher in fiber? Pear or Orange
Pear
300
Characteristics of this type of fruit has a center core with seeds and grows on a tree.
What is a Pome?
300
When fruits have reached their full size.
What is mature?
300
Name one nutrient that fruit provides?
What is ______________________________
300
*************DAILY DOUBLE************* What is the name of the chemical reaction that happens when the flesh of certain fruit is exposed to oxygen?
What is enzymatic browning
300
What time of year are Apples in Peak Season?
Fall
400
An apple is an example of this fruit category.
What is a pome?
400
What is the classification for a tropical fruit?
Any fruit that grows in hot, tropical climates.
400
Name one nutrient that fruit provides.
400
This type of vitamin must be replenished everyday in your body.
What is a water-soluble vitamin.
400
What time of year are Strawberries in Peak Season?
Spring and early summer
500
A cherry is an example of this fruit category.
What is a drupe?
500
How can we prevent enzymatic browning from happening?
Using lemon juice or absorbic acid
500
What is the purpose of getting fiber in your diet?
Helps your digestive system running regularly
500
This fruit has the highest amount of vitamin C.
What is an orange?
500
What should you avoid when choosing fruit?
Bruising, faded color,
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