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50% of U.S pizzas are sold with pepperoni on them.
Bananas aren't fruit! They are a type of herb.
Canola oil is actually rapeseed oil but the name was changed for marketing reasons!
Heineken beer is designed to 'foam' for exactly five minutes.
In Spain, it is common to pour chocolate milk on cereal for breakfast.
Pretzels were originally invented for Christian Lent.
Strawberries have more vitamin c than oranges.
To burn off one plain M&M candy, you need to walk the full length of a football field.
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate!
Chewing on gum while cutting onions can help a person from producing tears.
Is bottled water worth it? 'Evian' spelled backwards is 'naive'.
The 7-Eleven Extreme Gulp is 50% bigger than the volume of the human stomach!
A hardboiled egg will spin; An uncooked or softboiled egg will not.
Chop-suey is not a native Chinese dish, it was created in California by Chinese immigrants.
It takes 100 pounds of rain water to produce a single pound of food from the earth.
The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year!
A coffee tree yields about one pound of coffee in a year.
Among older men, vanilla is the most erotic smell.
Bananas contain a natural chemical which can make a person happy; This same chemical is also found in Prozac.
Cashew nut shells contain oil that is extremely irritating to human skin.
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.
Honey is used sometimes for antifreeze mixtures and in the center of golf balls.
Instead of a birthday cake, many children in Russia are given a birthday pie.
Nachos is the food most craved by pregnant women.
Pumpkin rule of thumb: the darker the shell, the longer the pumpkin lasts.
The 'Big Dipper' is known as 'The Casserole' in France.
The Number One Selling Snack in the US is potato chips
Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous.
15 million gallons of wine were destroyed in the 1906 San Francisco earthquake.
By recycling just one glass bottle, the amount of energy that is being saved is enough to light a 100 watt bulb for four hours.
In its ancient form, the carrot was purple, not orange.
Spinach consumption in the U.S rose 33% after the Popeye comic strip became a hit in 1931.
A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.
Coca-Cola was the first soft drink to be consumed in outer space.
It takes about a week to make a jelly bean.
The average child will eat 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by the he/she graduates from high school.
By partially filling saucers with vinegar and distributing the saucers around a room, you can eliminate odors.
In India, pickled ginger, minced mutton, and a cottage cheese like substances are popular pizza toppings.
Smokers eat more sugar than non-smokers do.
Worcestershire Sauce is basically an Anchovy ketchup.
A peanut is not a nut; It is a legume.
An apple, potato, and onion all taste the same if you eat them with your nose plugged.
Bacteria that cause tooth decay, acne, tuberculosis, and leprosy can be cured with cashews.
Coca-Cola's 'Super Pure' Dasani bottled water is just filtered tap water!
Each year, the average family uses about 18,000 gallons of water just to do its laundry!
Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
It takes twelve years of corn to make a tablespoon of corn oil.
No 2 cornflakes are identical!
Pound for Pound, hamburgers cost more than new cars!
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects' legs in it.
The powder on chewing gum is finely-ground marble.
There is more real lemon juice in Lemon Pledge furniture polish than in Country Time Lemonade.
A pound of potato chips costs 200 times more than a pound of potatoes.
Coconuts kill more people in the world than sharks do; Approximately 150 people are killed each year by coconuts.
It takes up to four hours to hard boil an ostrich egg.
The average coach airline meal costs the airline $4.00; The average first class meal: $50.
By 3,000 B.C there were at least six different types of beer in Egypt.
In ancient China, people committed suicide by eating a pound of salt.
Rubber is one of the ingredients in bubble gum.

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