These 12 Food Facts Will Surely Blow Your Mind! I Won’t Dare To Eat #7 and #10, Ever!


These food facts are truly amazing and mind blowing. Some of them looks and sound gross, but hey, they might be at your list of favorites! Check it out!

Pringles once had a lawsuit trying to prove that they weren’t really potato chips.!

Britain’s Supreme Court of Judicature has answered a question that has long puzzled
late-night dorm-room snackers: What, exactly, is a Pringle? With citations ranging from
Baroness Hale of Richmond to Oliver Wendell Holmes, Lord Justice Robin Jacob concluded
that, legally, it is a potato chip. Source.

Pringles

Consuming too much dairy may cause acne.

A 2005 article in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology examined the diets
of 47,355 women and found a strong connection between milk and milk product (like cream
cheese, sherbet, instant breakfast drinks and cottage cheese) intake and breakouts.
Another study, of 4,273 teenaged boys also found an association between milk and acne
flare-ups.

Girl Eating Sherbet

An average ear of corn has an even number of rows, usually 16.!

Sweet Corn

The Dunkin’ Donuts in South Korea offer doughnut flavors such as Kimchi Croquette and
Glazed Garlic.

Kimchi Donut

One of the most popular pizza toppings in Brazil is green peas.

Pizza Grean Peas
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Chocolate was once used as currency.

The Aztecs couldn’t grow cacao, so they traded for it.
The cacao tree will not flourish in the dry highlands of central Mexico, at one time the
seat of the Aztec empire. So the Aztecs traded with the Maya and other peoples in order
to receive a steady supply of seeds for chocolate. Source.

Chocolate Money

 

An amusement park in Tokyo offers Raw Horse Flesh-flavored ice cream.

Other flavors includes Cow Tongue, Octopus and Snake. Strange? I know right! Source.

Horse Ice Cream

The tea bag was created by accident, as tea bags were originally sent as samples.

In around 1908, Thomas Sullivan, a New York tea merchant, started to send samples of tea
to his customers in small silken bags. Some assumed that these were supposed to be used
in the same way as the metal infusers, by putting the entire bag into the pot, rather
than emptying out the contents. It was thus by accident that the tea bag was born! Source.

Tea Bag

The red food-coloring carmine is made from boiled
cochineal bugs, a type of beetle.

When it comes to food, insects are handy for other things besides their shine. They’re
good for color too, especially red. Carmine can be found in ice cream, Skittles, Good n’
Plenty, lemonade, and grapefruit juice. Source.

Skittles

Milt, a delicacy around the world, is actually fish sperm.

Source

Milt

Ketchup was used as a medicine in the 1800s to treat diarrhea, among other things.

In 1834, an Ohio physician named Dr. John Cook Bennett declared tomatoes to be a
universal panacea that could be used to treat diarrhea, violent bilious attacks, and
indigestion. Pretty soon, Bennett was publishing recipes for tomato ketchup, which were
then concentrated into pill form and sold as a patent medicine across the country. Source.

Ketchup

Carrots used to be PURPLE in color.

Originally, purple carrots were the norm, but there were some offshoots. Yellow and
white ones appeared in the wild. Over time, 17th-century Dutch carrot growers managed to
cultivate these yellow and white ones carrots into the orange ones we’re familiar with
today. The purple ones still do exist, but they’re by far the minority in the world of
carrot colors. Source.

Carrots
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These 12 Food Facts Will Surely Blow Your Mind! I Won’t Dare To Eat #7 and #10, Ever!

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