19 Food Facts That Will Surprise You. I Definitely Have To Try #13!

We eat food every day but most of us probably don’t know what powerful effects some of these foods have such as helping prevent cancer or making us smarter. Also, some other food facts you probably didn’t know is that tea bags can be placed in your sneakers; however, read #13 to find out why. Here are 19 food facts that will surprise you!

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19 Food Facts -"Justin Timberlake was the voice behind McDonald's "I'm Loving' It!" - He was paid $6 million for this song."

“Justin Timberlake was the voice behind McDonald’s “I’m Loving’ It!” – He was paid $6 million for this song.”

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19 Food Facts -"A 20-ounce bottle of Mountain Dew contains the equivalent of about 22 packets of sugar."

“A 20-ounce bottle of Mountain Dew contains the equivalent of about 22 packets of sugar.”

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19 Food Facts -"The "ice cream" you see in the ice cream ads is often mashed potatoes because they will not melt during production."

“The “ice cream” you see in the ice cream ads is often mashed potatoes because they will not melt during production.”

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19 Food Facts -"Cherries can cause cancer cells to kill themselves."

“Cherries can cause cancer cells to kill themselves.”

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19 Food Facts -"People who consume more pizza may actually be decreasing their risk of cancer."

“People who consume more pizza may actually be decreasing their risk of cancer.”

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19 Food Facts -"Drinking black tea can help prevent lung damage caused by smoking."

“Drinking black tea can help prevent lung damage caused by smoking.”

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19 Food Facts -"Eating chocolate before studying and or taking tests increases your chances of understanding info and passing with a high grade."

“Eating chocolate before studying and or taking tests increases your chances of understanding info and passing with a high grade.”

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19 Food Facts - "Especially for the Nazis, Coca-Cola decided to make a fruit flavored soda when there was a shortage of syrup and that's how Fanta was invented!"

“Especially for the Nazis, Coca-Cola decided to make a fruit flavored soda when there was a shortage of syrup and that’s how Fanta was invented!”

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19 Food Facts - "Honey is the only food that will not rot. A jar of honey may remain edible for over 3000 years."

“Honey is the only food that will not rot. A jar of honey may remain edible for over 3000 years.”

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19 Food Facts - "A can of Diet Coke will float in water while a can of regular coke will sink."

“A can of Diet Coke will float in water while a can of regular coke will sink.”

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19 Food Facts - "Scientists created a pizza that has 30% of your daily recommended nutrients. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner."

“Scientists created a pizza that has 30% of your daily recommended nutrients. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.”

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19 Food Facts - "There actually exists a Pizza Hut perfume that smells like a box of fresh Pizza Hut pizza being opened."

“There actually exists a Pizza Hut perfume that smells like a box of fresh Pizza Hut pizza being opened.”

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19 Food Facts - "Putting dry tea bags in gym bags, smelly shoes will absorb the unpleasant odor."

“Putting dry tea bags in gym bags, smelly shoes will absorb the unpleasant odor.”

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19 Food Facts - "Skittles and jellybeans contain crushed insect cocoons which are used to coat the candies to give them the special shine."

“Skittles and jellybeans contain crushed insect cocoons which are used to coat the candies to give them the special shine.”

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19 Food Facts - "Studies show that eating chocolates can improve your math skills."

“Studies show that eating chocolates can improve your math skills.”

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19 Food Facts - "Dark chocolate contains a chemical that our bodies convert into phenylethylamine - the same chemical secreted when we fall in love."

“Dark chocolate contains a chemical that our bodies convert into phenylethylamine – the same chemical secreted when we fall in love.”

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19 Food Facts - "When Taco Bell attempted to enter Mexico their food was labeled as "Authentic American Food"."

“When Taco Bell attempted to enter Mexico their food was labeled as “Authentic American Food”.”

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19 Food Facts - "The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate."

“The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate.”

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19 Food Facts - "France is the only country in Europe to be completely self-sufficient in basic food production."

“France is the only country in Europe to be completely self-sufficient in basic food production.”

Mmm, pizza for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? You definitely could sign me up for that.

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