Food and Drink Facts

    Food and Drink Facts

    All kinds of facts about food and drink. Featuring a range of topics, including diet, nutrition, and food tips.

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    Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous.
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    Wine will spoil if exposed to light; hence tinted bottles.
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    Orange juice naturally contains a small amount of alcohol.
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    You would have to walk for seven hours straight to burn off a Super Sized Coke, fry and Big Mac.
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    There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
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    The powder on chewing gum is finely-ground marble.
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    The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!
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    Strawberries have more vitamin c than oranges.
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    Pepsi originally contained pepsin, thus the name.
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    There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half caused cancer in rats.
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    Nachos is the food most craved by pregnant women.
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    The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
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    McDonald's salads contain up to 60% more fat than their burgers!
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    Japan is the largest exporter of frog's legs.
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    The estimated number of M&M's sold each day in the United States is 200,000,000.
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    Chocolate is lower in caffeine than tea, coffee and coca cola. A one ounce bar of chocolate contains about 6mg of caffeine, whereas a five ounce cup of regular coffee contains over 40mg.
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    The first breakfast cereal ever produced was Shredded Wheat.
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    Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
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    Pearls melt in vinegar.
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    Spinach consumption in the U.S. rose 33% after the Popeye comic strip became a hit in 1931.
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