Food facts that will blow your mind

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Food is an essential part of our life as without it we cannot survive. But do you know everything about the food you eat? Well not because Team AAW have rounded up the strangest food facts on the planet that you were not aware about. If you love your food, you’ll enjoy these facts!

  • Ketchup was used as a medicine back in the 1930’s.
  • A hardboiled egg will spin, but a soft boiled egg will not.
  • Chewing gum burns about 11 calories per hour.
  • Rice is the India’s staple ingredient, and is eaten every single day.
  • Pringles once had a lawsuit trying to prove that they weren’t really potato chips.
  • Apples belong to the rose family, as do pears and plums.
  • One of the most popular pizza toppings in Brazil is green peas.
  • About 70% of olive oil being sold is not actually pure olive oil.
  • Chocolate was once used as currency.
  • Ginger can reduce exercise-induced muscle pain by up to 25%.
  • Oregano contains a higher percentage of anti-oxidants than blueberries.
  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.
  • In the United States, lettuce is the second most popular fresh vegetable.
  • In Kentucky, it is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket.
  • “Multigrain” products aren’t necessarily whole grain.
  • The seed inside a peach contains an almond-like nut which holds a potent anti-cancer medicine .
  • One of the world’s most expensive food items is made from bird saliva.
  • Dry swallowing one teaspoon of sugar can commonly cure hic-ups.
  • Honey is the only food that will never rot, it can last 3000 years.