Which of these sentences could be added to the passage without affecting the focus?
We think we eat a healthy diet when we include a balance of fruits and vegetables in our daily eating regimen. However, some of us may be tipping the scales of balance when we eat because what we thought was a vegetable is actually a fruit!
We have heard of the confusion over tomatoes—vegetable or fruit? Although technically a fruit, tomatoes are more often thought of as a vegetable.
So, what’s the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, anyway? It is generally accepted that a fruit is a food source developed from the ovary of a flowering tree or plant and contains seeds. A vegetable, on the other hand, is the edible part of a plant that is not the product of a flower (think roots, leaves, and stems).
No one really likes to eat the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables in their diet, anyway.
Vegetables are actually healthier for you than fruits.
It is easy to grow your own fruits and vegetables in backyard or container gardens, so no one has an excuse not to eat them!
Some examples of fruits cleverly disguised as vegetables include: avocado, cucumber, eggplant, olives, pumpkin, and zucchini.
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