What are some mind-blowing facts about food?

by Harsh Vardhan Posted on
  • Carrots have zero fat content. Before the 17th century, almost all cultivated carrots were purple.
  • Honey is made from nectar and bee vomit. Honeybee workers must visit 2 million flowers to make one pound of honey.
  • One of the most hydrating foods to eat is the cucumber, which is 96% water. Awatermelon is over 92% water by weight.
  • Coconut water can be used (in emergencies) as a substitute for blood plasma.
  • An average ear of corn has an even number of rows, usually 16.
  • The Color Orange was named after the fruit.
  • An average person in the U.S. eats 35 tons of food in a lifetime.
  • Apples float in water, because 25% of their volume is made of air. There are more than 7,000 varieties of apples grown in the world.
  • A 20 oz. bottle of Coca-cola has more sugar than a large cinnabon. i.e., You are consuming 65g of sugar = 2.43 oz = 1.77 shots.
  • Eskimos use refrigerators to stop their food from freezing.
  • People who eat spicy foods tend to live longer, according to a 2015 study.
  • Garlic may help in prevent against various types of Stomach, Gastro Intestinaland Colorectal cancers.
  • Onion is Latin for ‘large pearl’.
  • On August 10, 2015, NASA astronauts ate food ( a crop of “Outredgeous” red romaine lettuce ) that had been grown in space for the first time.
  • A cluster of bananas is called a hand and consists of 10 to 20 bananas, which are known as fingers.
  • Dry swallowing one teaspoon of sugar can commonly cure hiccups.
  • Turkey, fish and cheese have the highest protein-to-calorie ratio. In Cheese for every 4.7 calories, you’ll get 1 gram of protein.
  • Average calories consumed at a buffet is 2,500.


Harsh Vardhan

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