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14 Food Facts That Will Totally Mess With Your Mind

Some of these may be hard to handle…but it’s the truth…and the truth can hurt.  1. Twinkies changed their flavor because of WWII. Twinkies were originally banana-flavored, but bananas started being rationed after WWII broke out. As a result, the recipe was changed to the creme filling we know today. Christian Cable / Via Flickr: nexus_icon   2. The […]

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Top 10 Food Facts That Will Ruin Your Childhood

Seriously … what were our parents thinking?! For this list, we’re looking at some of the more shocking food facts about items marketed to kids back in the day. They still look delicious, but our adult brains just can’t process how our parents ever let us eat this crap! Our countdown of childhood-ruining facts includes […]

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Foods That Should Never Be Kept In The Fridge

Garlic deteriorates faster when stored in the fridge due to extra moisture, but only before it is peeled and prepared. While the cold can help to preserve the natural oils in nuts, it impairs their flavor. Lower temperatures cause honey to crystallize and solidify, making it harder to get out of the container. Moisture from […]

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21 Fascinating Food Facts

Peaches and nectarines are essentially the same fruit. They’re nearly genetically identical except for one thing: a gene that’s either dominant (in peaches) or recessive (in nectarines). That’s what determines whether the skin is fuzzy or smooth. McDonald’s fries were cooked in beef fat until 1990. But in an effort to make them seem “healthier“, they’re now cooked in vegetable […]

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Fascinating Food Facts That Will Make You A Better Chef

Fascinating Food Facts That Will Make You A Better Chef Strawberries are not berries and neither are raspberries or blackberries. Officially berries are defined as fleshy fruits produced from the ovary of a single flower. And strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries do not meet this criterion. An avocado is a berry, and so are bananas. Avocados and bananas are fleshy […]

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How Much Food Do You Waste Every day?

Every single day, an average person eats 1800 grams. In the entire world, that’s about 14 billion kg of food per day or 160,000 kilograms of every second. Roughly one third of the food we eat gets wasted or thrown away. That’s about 4.6 billion kilograms. If wasted food is managed properly it can feed […]