National Eat Your Vegetables Day is observed annually on June 17.  Also June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month.

Broccoli. BROCOLI?
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Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day!

For once, today is the day to listen to your mother.

And as for both America’s and Massachusetts’ favorite vegetable, Green Giant’s Jolly Green Giant claims it is broccoli.


Jolly Green, Shrek’s older brother
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Additionally, those who prefer tomatoes should not that tomatoes are actually a fruit.

And finally, those who favor potatoes should note that potatoes have suffered a manner of reclassification to a plant starch source whereas carrots, onions and various other root vegetables are, well, still viewed to be root vegetables.


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