10 Fascinating Food Facts

By Kennedi Rose / April 30, 2012



This blog is all about looking fantastic, on a budget — and we all know that beauty starts with what we eat. “Beauty from the inside-out,” as I like to say.

So I was really interested in finding this graphic that shows 10 fascinating food facts. Among other things, I’ve learned that:

#1: Pre-sliced bread was illegal in the U.S. — so much for “the greatest thing since sliced bread.”

#2: Peanuts are not nuts. — who knew?

#3: Coffee beans are not Beans. — now you’re blowing my mind.

#4: Chef Boyardee was a real person. — so was Duncan Hines.

#5: The 8 veggies in V8 — tomatoes, carrots, celery, beets, parsley, lettuce, watercress, and spinach. Tomato juice is the bulk of the drink, comprising 87 percent of the “100 percent” veggie juice.

#6: Almonds are ALSO not nuts. — this is nuts.

#7: Bananas are radioactive — this is bananas!

#8: The volume of a pizza is “pizza” — I don’t totally understand this one.

#9: A calorie has the same energy as one gram of dynamite — Wow, so I eat 2,000 grams of dynamite a day?

#10: Red juice in raw meat is not blood — it’s actually water mixed with a protein called myoglobin.

Enjoy the graphic!

10 More Fascinating Food Facts Infographic

Source: Today I found out

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