Fun Facts about Food

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Fun Facts about Food


  • Almonds are member of the peach family
  • Apple is made of 25% air, that is why they float and apples are part of the rose family
  • Banana is not a fruit, it is an herb
  • Apples, onions, and potatoes all have the same taste? Try the test: Pinch your nose and take a bite out of each.
  • Coffee beans are fruit pits
  • Avocado has the highest protein and oil content of all fruits, but most of this is the healthier unsaturated type.
  • Cabbage is 91% water.
  • Carrots were originally purple in color, changing in the 17th Century to orange with newer varieties.
  • Celery requires more calories to eat and digest than it contains.
  • Cherries are a member of the rose family.
  • Corn always has an even number of ears.
  • Corn makes up about 8% of the weight in a box of corn flakes.
  • Eggplants are actually fruits, and classified botanically as berries.
  • Honey is the only edible food for humans that will never go bad.
  • Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries.
  • Orange does not rhyme with any other word.
  • Peanuts are legumes and not a tree nut.
  • Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.
  • Pear is a fruit that ripens from the inside out.
  • One can of soda contains 10 teaspoons of sugar
  • Strawberries are the only fruit which has its seeds on its outer skin and Strawberries have more vitamin C than the oranges

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