20 Amazing Food Facts That Will Make You Wonder…

Food is indeed an indispensable part of our life. But despite this, however, there are many incredible secrets associated with it. Take a look at some of the most interesting facts and mysteries that are on your plate.

  1. Coconut water can be used as a replacement for blood plasma in an emergency.
  2. Scientists can turn peanut butter into diamonds due to the high amount of carbon in it.
  3. Airplane food is not delicious because our senses of taste and smell are reduced by 30% in a high-pressure cabin.
  4. There are so many types of apples that you will need 20 years to try them all if you eat an apple a day.
  5. Cheese is the most commonly stolen product in the world. About 4% of the whole cheese mysteriously disappears every year.
  6. It takes about 1,700 liters of water to make 100 grams of chocolate.
  7. One McDonald’s hamburger can contain the meat of 100 different cows.

  8. Potatoes can absorb and reflect WIFI signals due to their chemical composition.
  9. The first dynamite was made with peanuts since peanut butter was used to produce nitroglycerin, the main ingredient of the dynamite.
  10. You can cover the Chinese wall 8 times with Nutella jars sold in one year.
  11. Mint fruit extract is 300 times sweeter than sugar.
  12. Orange juice from a store that is 100% natural, usually 100% with artificial sweeteners.
  13. The tea bags were discovered accidentally. The users began to use the samples incorrectly as well as the tea straws.
  14. Eskimos use fridges to prevent food freezing.
  15. People are genetically coded to have a desire for sugar.
  16. The ketchup was sold in the form of pills as a medication for diarrhea in the 1800s.
  17. If you leave onion for a long time on the skin, you may get third-degree burns.
  18. McDonald’s sells about 75 sandwiches every second on a global scale.
  19. On August 10, 2015, NASA astronauts for the first time ate food (lettuce) grown in space.
  20. If all people in the world become vegetarians, by the year 2050 about 7 million deaths will be prevented.

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