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!
“Justin Timberlake was the voice behind McDonald’s “I’m Loving’ It!” – He was paid $6 million for this song.”
“A 20-ounce bottle of Mountain Dew contains the equivalent of about 22 packets of sugar.”
“The “ice cream” you see in the ice cream ads is often mashed potatoes because they will not melt during production.”
“Cherries can cause cancer cells to kill themselves.”
“People who consume more pizza may actually be decreasing their risk of cancer.”
“Drinking black tea can help prevent lung damage caused by smoking.”
“Eating chocolate before studying and or taking tests increases your chances of understanding info and passing with a high grade.”
“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!”
“Honey is the only food that will not rot. A jar of honey may remain edible for over 3000 years.”
“A can of Diet Coke will float in water while a can of regular coke will sink.”
“Scientists created a pizza that has 30% of your daily recommended nutrients. It can be eaten for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.”
“There actually exists a Pizza Hut perfume that smells like a box of fresh Pizza Hut pizza being opened.”
“Putting dry tea bags in gym bags, smelly shoes will absorb the unpleasant odor.”
“Skittles and jellybeans contain crushed insect cocoons which are used to coat the candies to give them the special shine.”
“Studies show that eating chocolates can improve your math skills.”
“Dark chocolate contains a chemical that our bodies convert into phenylethylamine – the same chemical secreted when we fall in love.”
If you love chocolate, here are 25 amazing chocolate facts!
“When Taco Bell attempted to enter Mexico their food was labeled as “Authentic American Food”.”
“The inventor of the chocolate chip cookie sold the idea to Nestle Toll House in exchange for a lifetime supply of chocolate.”
“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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