Interesting Facts About Food - Amazing Food Facts

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Sep. 25, 2013

Interesting facts about food:

Cucumber seeds give you heartburn and cucumbers give you gas.

If you are only going to use half of a pepper, cut it in half and the leave the portion with the top on that you are not using. The stem will keep the leftover pepper fresh 3-4x longer.

Baskin Robbins once made ketchup-flavored ice cream.

A typical banana travels 4,000 miles before being eaten. Americans eat 12 billion bananas each year.
AND also, all common banana's are related because, Common bananas are
all genetically identical, because they come from trees that have been cloned for decades.

Honey is the only food edible to humans that will never go bad. They have found edible forms of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs.

Fast food restaurants use yellow, red, and orange because those are the colors that stimulate hunger.

There are over 1000 different kids of apples. Apples are also more proficient at waking you up in the morning than coffee.

Did you know that in Japan, the most popular topping for pizza at Domino's Pizza is Squid?

Cherries are a member of the rose family.

They have square watermelons in Japan because they stack better.

Original Coca Cola was green! - It was just a rumor.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients in dynamite.

Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously. How do they find this stuff out?!

Most ice cream is eaten between 9:00 and 11:00 p.m. In 1904, the ice cream cone was invented.
Alaskans eat twice as much ice cream per capita than the rest of the United States.