We all know that eating fruits and vegetables is good for our health. Beyond that, and sinking our teeth into them to enjoy the flavor, we don’t really consider them being good for much of anything else.
But just for fun…
Let’s explore what people have in common with fruits and vegetables.
Things people have in common with fruits and vegetables.
We grow from a fertilized seed.
We need food and water to live.
We come in all shapes and sizes.
We come in many different colors.
We are capable of bearing fruit.
We need the sun and rain for survival.
We drown from too much water; and we dry up from too much sun.
We can succumb to diseases, contact skin conditions; or be bit by insects, etc.
We are dependent on God and nature for our survival.
(You may have to use your imagination a bit here)
We have a body…
Plants have a stem and trees have a trunk.
We have arms, legs, hands and feet…
Fruit trees have branches, plants have leaves, and they both have roots.
We are from many different nationalities and cultures…
Some fruit grow on trees, some on bushes; and some vegetables have edible leaves, some bear fruit; and the roots are the edible part, in others.
We are individuals and have different needs and desires…
Plant species vary. Some may need direct sunlight; others require shade. Some need an abundance of water to survive; others require very little. They also have preferences for different kinds of soil. Some like sandy soil, some prefer clay (for the minerals); others do well in loam; while some may like a more acid soil.
We have eyes.
Potatoes have eyes.
We have skin. Potatoes have skin.
Some of us have skin close to the color of a white potato.
Some of us have skin close to the color of a red potato.
We grow old and wrinkled before we die.
Potatoes grow old and wrinkled before they sprout and rot.
We have ears. Corn has ears.
We have hair. Corn has silk.
We have clothing. Corn has husks.
We have teeth. Corn has grains. (Stretch your imagination)
We have belly buttons. Apples have something that looks like a belly button.
We have skin. Apples have skin.
Some of us tend to be more round. Apples are round.
Some of us are more comfortable clustering in a group. Grapes grow in clusters.
We come in different colors. Grapes can be purple, green and red.
We have different personalities. Grapes may be sweet, sour, or bitter.
Some of our skins are yellow, brown, or black. Banana skin can be yellow, brown or black.
Some of us have freckles. Bananas sometimes have freckles.
Some of us are tall and thin. Bananas are long and narrow.
Some of us like to be part of the group. Bananas grow in clusters. (or hands)
Sometimes we are “green” when learning a new task. Bananas are green when they are new, too.
We cluster together. Broccoli clusters together
We are sometimes lumpy. Broccoli is lumpy
Sometimes we have strong odors. Onions have a strong odor.
Their odor is so strong they make us cry when we cut them up.
We have faces. Sometimes onions have faces.
Some of us are tall and thin. Cucumbers are long and thin.
We have skin. Cucumbers have peels.
We like to cut up sometimes. But sometimes we cut up cucumbers.
Our body is made up of 50 to 70% water. Tomatoes are 93.5 % water. (They have us beat)
In an elevator or other close space; we are sandwiched together. And who doesn’t enjoy a fresh tomato sandwich. Yummy.
Eating tomatoes, cucumbers and other high water content fruits and vegetables can help hydrate us and flush out impurities. Don’t forget to drink lots of water too.
I could go on and on. There are many other fruits and vegetables that we could compare. I will let them to your imagination. Perhaps you would like to come up with your own, and let the readers know how you would compare them with humans. Please feel free to use the comment section below for comments and questions that are relevant to this post. I would love to hear your thoughts.
This post was “just for fun” to give you a little chuckle. It is vitally important, however, to get plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. I hope this has encouraged you to remember to include them in your diet.
Thanks for stopping by. Come again soon. I love company and my door is always open.
At your service,