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Old 07-27-2018, 04:45 PM
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is this your first The Right poll thread?
Perhaps.
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A stick is a vegetable?
Yes, but not a very tasty one. Well, unless it happens to be from a cinnamon tree anyway.

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So, fruits are not vegetables. But sticks are.
I've actually seen it both ways. Fruits are a subset of vegetables, or vegetables are anything from a plant other than fruit. I learned it the second way in my college botany class, so that's what I go with.
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Old 07-27-2018, 04:59 PM
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The Supreme Court ruled some fruits are vegetables

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nix_v._Hedden

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The court unanimously decided in favor of the respondent and found that the tomato should be classified under the customs regulations as a vegetable, based on the ways in which it is used
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Old 07-27-2018, 05:36 PM
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Popcorn is a fruit that's also a vegetable that has been proven to be healthier than other fruits and veggies.

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Scientific Proof That Popcorn Is Healthier Than Fruit and Vegetables

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Next time you're stuffing your face with popcorn, don't feel guilty; a new scientific study shows that, far from being junk food, popcorn packs a better nutritional punch than fruit or vegetables. Kind of.

The study, conducted at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania, shows that popcorn has more antioxidants in it than fruit or vegetables. Not just that, but those pesky little husks—the ones that get stuck right between your teeth—contain incredibly high concentrations of both antioxidants and fiber. "Those hulls deserve more respect," explains Joe Vinson, one of the researchers. "They are nutritional gold nuggets."

In fact, Vinson seems pretty bowled over by popcorn. Speaking to Science Daily, he explains:

"Popcorn may be the perfect snack food. It's the only snack that is 100 percent unprocessed whole grain. All other grains are processed and diluted with other ingredients, and although cereals are called "whole grain," this simply means that over 51 percent of the weight of the product is whole grain. One serving of popcorn will provide more than 70 percent of the daily intake of whole grain. The average person only gets about half a serving of whole grains a day, and popcorn could fill that gap in a very pleasant way."
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The Supreme Court ruled some fruits are vegetables

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nix_v._Hedden
you didn't include the rest of the quote, which said something like 'although they did say botanically it is a fruit.'
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Popcorn: The snack with even higher antioxidants levels than fruits and vegetables
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Popcorn’s reputation as a snack food that’s actually good for health popped up a few notches today as scientists reported that it contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called "polyphenols" than fruits and vegetables.
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THIS is how you poll.
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is bread a vegetable? It's made out of plant
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what about corn bread
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I'm glad gov't stopped forcing healthy school lunches on children.
let them eat cake
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