It's a while since I've done the regular version of fun food facts. It's been a slightly hectic few days on my end with projects and relatives visiting. Time seemed to be non existent and I've been hankering to cook something up. Hopefully now things will settle down just a little bit. But for today, I'll indulge you with some facts. Since you've already been bombarded by all the food porn on the interweb. hehehe... Anyway... Here's you go. Enjoy!!
The flavor of bubble gum comes from the fusion of vanilla, wintergreen and “cassia,” a form of cinnamon.
The smaller the size of a berry, the sweeter its taste.
Iceberg lettuce is 90 percent water, and therefore, of negligible nutrient value.
Diet soda has not been proven to aid in weight loss. In fact, it’s been shown to actually increase hunger.
Each American eats an average of 51 pounds of chocolate per year.
Goulash, a beef soup, originated in Hungary in the 9th century AD.
In an authentic Chinese meal, the last course is soup because it allows the roast duck entree to "swim" toward digestion.
Eating about 20 tart cherries a day could reduce inflammatory pain and headache pain.
Today, in Michigan, there are almost 4 million cherry trees which annually produce 150 to 200 pounds of tart cherries.
It takes 24 to 26 hours for a hen to produce an egg; there is 30 minutes between each egg-producing cycle.