Fruit For Thought...
Each Wednesday in April, our bespoke fruit cart will be out on the campus - take a free piece of fruit to kick start your morning, or add a healthy snack to your lunch.
Look out for our weird and wonderful displays which will lead you to our team. They’ll be dotted around the campus from 08:00 and then again from 12:30.
We’ll also be heading out into the local area delivering fruit to charities and community groups. Check back here to see their stories throughout April.
To complete the campaign we will be hosting an exclusive free lunch and talk
with well-known Nutritional Therapist and Co-Founder of The Squirrel in South Kensington, Zoë Stirling. Join us as she talks through her top 10 nutrition tips whilst serving up delicious handmade healthy salads direct from The Squirrel. Spaces for the lunch are limited, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Discover something unexpected...
We all know fruit has a positive effect on your physical health but it’s rarely reported how it can also support your mental health. For example, did you know that apples not only lower cholesterol and strengthen bones, but they also help increase mental alertness due to the presence of the nutrient boron? Find out more surprising fruit benefits and other thought-provoking blog articles in the sidebar on the right hand side of this page.
Click the videos below to learn something new…
More fruity facts...
- Did you know fruits don't die the moment they're harvested? They actually continue to respond to their environment for days after.
- In Japan farmers grow square watermelons so they're easier to stack and store.
- Did you know that the world's most popular fruit is a tomato?
- Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave!
- Do you know why bananas are curved? It's because they grow upside down in order to face the sun.
- Strawberries aren't actual berries, but bananas are.
- Did you know apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family?
- Did you know there is a tree called the Fruit Salad Tree that sprouts up to 6 different fruits in the same tree?
- A bunch of bananas is called a 'hand' and an individual banana is called a 'finger'.
- Did you know that Pomology is the study of fruits?
- Iceland has Europe’s largest banana plantation!
- Not many people know it but humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
Which fruit did you choose? Got a fun fruit fact? Share them with us on Twitter and Instagram by tagging @RegentsPlace and using #FruitForThought.