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Food Facts
With two forks and a charge, a pickle will emit light.
A recent study at Harvard has shown that eating chocolate can actually help you live longer!
Budweiser beer is named after a town in Czechoslovakia.
Coffee beans aren't beans - they're fruit pits.
If you put a raisin in a fresh glass of champagne, it will rise and fall continuously.
Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as medicine.
Reindeer milk has more fat than cow milk.
The average French citizen eats 500 snails per year.
Watermelons can cost up to $100 in Japan!
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
Cranberries are sorted for ripeness by bouncing them; a fully ripened cranberry can be dribbled like a basketball.
Milk is heavier than cream.
The Japanese liquor, Mam, uses venomous snakes as one of its main ingredients.
Americans eat nearly 100 acres of pizza every day - that's approximately 350 slices per second!.
Diet Pepsi was originally called Patio Diet Cola.
Most alcoholic beverages contain all 13 minerals necessary to sustain human life.
The most popular Campbell's Soup in Hong Kong is watercress and duck gizzard.
An egg will float if placed in water in which sugar has been added.
English novelist Arnold Bennet drank a glass of water in a Paris Hotel to prove it was safe; He died two months later of Typhoid!
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
The U.S army packs Tabasco pepper sauce in every ration kit that they give to soldiers.
All coffee is grown within 1,000 miles of the equator.
Contrary to popular belief, London Broil is not a cut of beef but rather a method of cooking.
McDonald's salads contain up to 60% more fat than their burgers!
The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum!
Almost all varieties of breakfast cereals are made of grass.
Dandelion root can be roasted and ground as a coffee substitute.
More than 100 pizza box-related patents have been issued since 1976!
The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
Acorns were used as a coffee substitute during the American Civil War.
Coffee drinkers have sex more frequently than non-coffee drinkers.
Lima beans contain cyanide!
The estimated number of M&M's sold each day in the United States is 200,000,000.
Avocados have more protein than any other fruit.
Goat's milk is used more widely throughout the world than cow's milk.
Pepsi-Cola was originally called 'Brad's drink'.
There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over 2,400 years old, covers 3.4 square miles of land, and is still growing!
Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!
Food can only be tasted if it is mixed with saliva.
Pancakes are commonly served for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Australia.
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.
Apples are actually part of the rose family.
Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate
Originally, Jack-O-Lanterns were made from turnips.
There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
Avocados are poisonous to birds.
For people that are lactose intolerant, chocolate aids in helping milk digest easier.
Pearls melt in vinegar.
There are no hog lips or snouts in SPAM.
Buttermilk does not contain any butter.
If you shake a can of mixed nuts, the larger ones will rise to the top.
Rice is the chief food for half the people of the world.
Wine will spoil if exposed to light; hence tinted bottles.
Apples are 25% air.
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy!
Onions have no flavor, only a smell.
The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.

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