Oh Sweet Basil
20% of people in the UK believe they have a food allergy, but only 2% actually do.
No matter what color Fruit Loop you eat, they all taste the same.
People who eat spicy foods tend to live longer, according to a 2015 study.
Three plates of food at a Chinese buffet will net you about 3,000 calories.
Chuck E. Cheese pizza restaurants were created by the inventor of the Atari video game system, Nolan Bushnell.
49% of U.S. Adults eat one sandwich a day.
Geomelophagia is someone who has the urge to eat raw potatoes.
Twinkies originally had banana flavoured filling, but switched to vanilla when World War 2 bought the banana trade to a halt.
Before Walkers owned Wotsits, they sold a rival known as Cheetos on the UK market.
A Victorian era nutritionist nicknamed the "Great Masticator" argued that food should be chewed about 100 times per minute before being swallowed.
Coconut water can be used (in emergencies) as a substitute for blood plasma.
In the United States, lettuce is the second most popular fresh vegetable.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830’s as medicine.
In 2016, a Singaporean street food vendor was awarded a Michelin star.
Even thinking about a favorite food triggered release of dopamine, a feel-good hormone also produced during sex and drug use.
If vegetarianism was adopted by 2050, it would stave off about 7 million deaths per year, experts estimate.
A cluster of bananas id formerly called a ‘hand’. Along that theme, a single banana is called a ‘finger’.
Eating a lot of beetroot turns your pee into a pink colour.
When cranberries are ripe, they bounce like a rubber ball.
Since 2015, throwing away food is illegal in Seattle.