Spinach is a widely beloved vegetable and it has been ever since it was first planted in Europe in the 11th century. It was first planted in Spain and hence became known as the “Spanish vegetable” in England, which eventually got shortened to form spinach.
The melon, AKA the Cucurbitaceae family of fruits, is a popular berry fruit of which there’s at least 25 varieties worldwide, many of which are actually considered to be vegetables.
Cantaloupe melons are the most popular variety in the United States, closely followed by honeydew melons. However, there’s a ton of obscure varieties such as the spiky horned melon, which is popular in Africa, the Chinese hami melon, the Korean melon, sugar melon, and the tiger melon. Contrary to popular belief the watermelon IS a type of melon.
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Pineapple is the second most popular fruit in the USA after the common Cavendish banana, and luckily it’s one with many strong acne powers too.
Historically pineapple juice was used as a potent diuretic and to induce labour. Pineapple was also a favourite food of early bodybuilders in the 1930s and 40s who believed it could increase testosterone levels and muscle gains and hence mixed pineapple juice with protein powder to create a tasty protein pudding.
Turmeric (curcuma longa) is a yellow coloured, culinary spice most famous as an ingredient in fine Indian and Pakistani curries, yellow mustard, and many Persian and Thai dishes. The spice comes from the turmeric root, which belongs to the same family as ginger.