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October 25, 2018
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.
It is almost impossible to find out what all the ingredients are that Papa John's uses in its pizzas.
In 15th century France, chocolate could only be eaten by members of the royal court.
Odor is by far the most important contributor to the flavor of food. The contributions of taste, texture, and appearance are insignificant by comparison. Humans can distinguish an estimated 20,000 different odor qualities.
Yorkie Chocolate Bars are not for girls!
The tomato is technically a fruit, not a vegetable. It was also the first genetically engineered whole product and went on the market in 1994. Since then, more than 50 other genetically engineered foods have been deemed safe by the FDA.
The city of Oatman, Arizona, hosts a Solar Egg Frying Contest every 4th of July.
Marmite was first introduced into the UK in 1902.
Grape growing is the largest food industry in the world as there are more than 60 species and 8000 varieties of grapes.
During the Middle Ages, a lemon slice was served with fish because it was thought the juice would dissolve any bones that were accidentally swallowed.
The red food-coloring carmine used in Skittles and other candies is made from boiled cochineal bugs, a type of beetle.